# Category Archives: Patterns

## Revamped Maths Study Guide Chapters!

Hi Students, With the event of the new Sharp EL-W535SAB calculator, we thought it might be time to redo the maths study guide chapters. Each maths study guide chapter has an explanation for each topic in the CAPS syllasbus and activities that follow each particular section. The answers for each activity are at the end […]

## How to Make Second Common Differences Easy

Second Common Differences can be a bit complicated. The SHARP EL-535 can be very useful to help you figure out the formula and also to check whether your answers are right. Let’s do an example: You are given the pattern 3, 7, 15… On your calculator press: 1 (For stat) and then 2 for Quad […]

## Revision Term 1

This revision worksheet for CAPS term 1 tests all the skills that should have been learnt in the first term. The worksheet tests exponents, surds, equations including inequalities, completing the square, trinomials, and exponentials. It also tests simultaneous equations skills before looking at nature of roots. Finally revision on linear and quadratic patterns is given. […]

## Term 1 Revision Worksheet

This CAPS worksheet tests the skills that students should have by the end of term 1. These skills and knowledge include number theory, surds, simplifying expressions, factorising, algebraic fractions, exponents, patterns, solving for x in equations as well as simultaneous equations, and trigonometry. Download here: Worksheet 17: Term 1 Revision Worksheet 17 Memorandum: Term 1 […]

## Worksheet 5: Patterns, Relationships and Representations

This worksheet has questions on interpreting graphs and telling a story using graphs. It examines how patterns and relationships are represented and looks at interpreting these relationships Download here: Worksheet 5: Patterns, Relationships and Representations Worksheet 5 Memorandum: Patterns, Relationships, and Representations

## Worksheet 11 – Patterns, Sequences and Series

The Patterns, sequences and series worksheet covers the work done in grade 11 and 12 – from quadratic sequences to arithmetic sequences to geometric sequences and series. This worksheet tests all cognitive levels and has a couple of challenge questions for the students. Dont forget to download the memo as well.   Download here: Worksheet […]

## Worksheet 26: Term 1 Revision Grade 9

This grade 9 maths worksheet covers all work studied in grade 9 in the first term according to the CAPS curriculum. Questions and sections include the number system, prime factors, simplifying common fraction and decimal expressions, converting between decimals, fractions and percentages, exponents, scientific notation, patterns, functions and relationships, substitution, algebraic expressions and solving algebraic […]

## Worksheet 8: Factor and Remainder Theorem

This grade12 CAPS mathematics worksheet is designed to reinforce the concepts learnt about the factor and remainder theorem as applied to polynomials particularly for factorising cubic expressions. The worksheet also allows students to apply the factor and remainder theorem to factors and divisors. Download here: Worksheet 8: Functions – Polynomials (Factor and Remainder Theorem) Worksheet […]

## Worksheet 1: Patterns, Relationships and Representations

This worksheet goes through many examples of how a graph can tell a story, it practices drawing graphs, reading off graphs, interpreting data. These graphs can have up to two variables compared on one axis. Download here: Patterns, Relationships and Representations worksheet Patterns, Relationships and Representations memorandum

## Worksheet 6: Term 1 Revision

This worksheet tests all the skills learned from term 1 grade 12 are tested in this worksheet. This includes patterns, sequences and series – quadratic, arithmetic, geometric, formula, sum, sigma notation and sum to infinity; functions – theory, domains and inverses; financial mathematics – compound and simple decrease, present and future value annuities, and effective […]