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Worksheet 9: Linear Inequalities

This grade 10 technical maths worksheet on inequalities starts with some theory questions before moving on to doing set builder notation. It then has questions on number lines, before solving inequalities. Finally there are also word problems for solving inequalities.   Download here: Worksheet 9: Inequalities Worksheet 9 Memorandum: Inequalities

Worksheet 8: Solving Equations

This grade 10 technical maths worksheet looks at solving various types of algebraic equations, from linear equations, equations with fractions, quadratic equations to simultaneous linear equations. The worksheet also asks students to make a particular variable the subject of the equation. There are also exponential equations. Finally the worksheet asks students to solve word problems […]

Worksheet 7: Algebraic Fractions

This grade 10 technical maths worksheet on algebraic fractions starts with the basic theory of fractions before going on to algebraic fractions without factorising. The worksheet then has questions requiring factorising of both the numerator and the denominator.   Download here: Worksheet 7: Algebraic Fractions Worksheet 7 Memorandum Algebraic Fractions

When it takes a village – the #Futurefund initiative

Have you ever given someone a gift that they really, really wanted? Have you watched the way their face lit up as they realised what you’ve given them? Have you ever been the receiver of such a gift? Do you remember the feeling you had when you opened up your gift and discovered the treasure […]

August 2018 Maths at Sharp Newsletter

Dear Friend of Maths at Sharp,   It’s suddenly August and the weather is turning to sunshine again. We hope you have enjoyed your break and that the IEB teachers enjoy their break now.   I am very excited to share some personal news with you – my husband and I are expecting a little […]

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 […]

AMESA 2018 Competition

This year saw the national AMESA congress take place at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. Teachers from all over the country traveled to the university to be inspired, to meet old friends, and to make new ones. Over the course of the week Sharp handed out 1 000 calculators at the conference. […]

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

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 […]