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AMESA 2018 Workshops

This year’s AMESA conference took place at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. Workshops were held throughout the first week of the school holidays. The AMESA 2018 workshops were hosted by various teachers, district officials, organisations involved in mathematics as well as other various stakeholders like Sharp.   This year Sharp hosted 4 […]

Worksheet 11: Calculus Part 2

This grade 12 worksheet on calculus consists of finding the first and second derivatives using the short-cut method finding the point of inflection and the concavity of the graph drawing the cubic graph by finding the x and y intercepts finding the stationary or turning points finding the point of inflection and finally, optimization of […]

Worksheet 10 – Construction of Geometric Figures

worksheet 10 image construction of geometric figures

This worksheet on the construction of geometric figures covers the first week of constructions in grade 9, term 2. It goes through constructing angles using a protractor and then constructing those same angles using a compass and ruler. The worksheet then uses constructions to explore the properties of quadrilaterals and triangles. This includes congruency, diagonal […]

How many marks can you lose in a matric maths exam if you dont own a scientific calculator

Many people have asked me why I think it is so important to put Scientific Calculators into matric (and grade 10 and 11) students’ hands. So, I decided to do a very simple experiment. Over the last 3 days I have been writing matric maths exam papers. Apart from realising that I remember very little […]

Worksheet 18 – Measurement (Surface Area and Volume)

worksheet on measurement for grade 10 maths

This grade 10 maths worksheet on Measurement looks at the surface area and volume formulas for the sphere, cone, cube, cylinder, pyramids (square and equilateral triangle- base), and rectangular prisms. It then goes on to apply these equations, through changing measurements and solving calculations.   Download here Measurement worksheet here: Worksheet 18 – Measurement Worksheet […]