# Category Archives: Topics

## 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 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 […]

## Worksheet 15 Pythagoras

This grade 8 worksheet begins with the basics of Pythagoras.   It focuses on writing down the correct Pythagoras formula, substituting correctly into the formula, finding the longest side. It then moves on to finding any side of a right-angled triangle. Finally students are asked to prove that a triangle is right-angled by using the […]

## Worksheet 18 – Measurement (Surface Area and Volume)

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 […]

## Worksheet 20: Transformation Geometry

This grade 9 maths worksheet covers transformation geometry for term 4. It tests the definitions of reflections, rotations and translations, as well as enlargements and reductions. It then asks for for the images of the points affected by these transformations and then for the rules for given points. Finally there are application questions and questions […]

## Worksheet 12: Straight Line Geometry

This grade 8 worksheet is for the last section of term 2 according to the CAPS curriculum, on straight line geometry. It includes questions on parallel and perpendicular lines, corresponding, alternating and co-interior angles, as well as vertically opposite, supplementary and corresponding angles. There is also a fully worked out memorandum. Please note that with […]

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## Measurement Notes (2)

These notes cover everything covered in the grade 10 section of Measurement for CAPS, including revision of grade 9 work (perimeter and area) and surface area and volume of 3D shapes. The Measurement notes also include practice exercises so that students can follow their learning with practice. The answer sheet is also available separately. Download […]

## How to Find Factor pairs using the calculator

Factorising is hard sometimes – particularly if you cant remember the factor pairs for a certain number. Here is a trick to help you. First put the calculator in Table mode by pressing  Then press the  button. At the top of the fraction put the number you are trying to factorise in. Next press the  […]

## How to find the hypotenuse

This is really easy! If you have the x and y coordinates: For example: (3; 4) Type in 3  4    Your calculator screen will then look like this: r is your hypotenuse – which is 5 and your angle made with between the y-axis and the hypotenuse is 53o  What if you have the angle and […]

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