Wednesday 1 December

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(1) Learning Focus: Measurement

  • Temperature
  • Order of operations

(2) Revision Focus:

  • Negative numbers

(3) Learning Tasks:

  • Video: order of operations
  • Exercise 13C, pages 127-128, Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Exercise 13D, page 136-137, Questions 2, 3, 4, 5

(4) Homework: due Friday 3 December pdf

(5) Bonus Homework (last one for the year)

Alice earned a total $65 for working five days after school. Each day after the first day, she earned $2 more than she earned the day before.

How much did she earn on the first day?

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Tuesday 30 November

clocks2(1) Learning Focus: Measurement

  • Time
  • Temperature

(2) Revision Focus:

  • Negative numbers

(3) Learning Tasks:

  • Video: algebra
  • Exercise 13C, pages 127-128, Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Exercise 13D, page 136-137, Questions 2, 3, 4, 5

(4) Homework: due Friday 3 December pdf

(5) Bonus Homework

In basketball, a field goal is worth 2 points and a foul shot is worth 1 point. Suppose a team scored 72 points and made 6 more field goals than foul shots.

How many foul shots did the team make?

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Monday 29 November

clocks(1) Learning Focus: Measurement

  • Time

(2) Revision Focus:

  • Negative numbers

(3) Learning Tasks:

  • Video: algebra
  • Exercise 13C, pages 127-128, Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

(4) Homework: due Friday 3 December pdf

(5) Bonus Homework

N is the number of buttons in a sewing box.

  • N is more than 40 but less than 80
  • When N is divided by 5, the remainder is 2
  • When N is divided by 7, the remainder is 4

What is N?

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Wednesday 24 November

scales2(1) Learning Focus: Measurement

  • Mass

(2) Revision Focus: Negative Numbers

  • negative numbers commonly used
  • adding and subtracting negative numbers

(3) Learning Tasks:

  • Assessment corrections: Maps & Coordinates
  • Video: algebra
  • Exercise 13B, pages 120-121, Questions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Assessment for those that missed last week

(4) Homework: due Thursday 25 November pdf

(5) Bonus Homework

There are many three-digit numbers that are each divisible by 7 and also by 8 without remainder in each case.

What is the largest of these three-digit numbers?

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Tuesday 23 November

scales(1) Learning Focus: Measurement

  • Mass

(2) Revision Focus: Negative Numbers

  • negative numbers commonly used
  • adding and subtracting negative numbers

(3) Learning Tasks:

  • Assessment corrections: Maps & Coordinates
  • Video: algebra
  • Exercise 13A, page 115-116, Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Exercise 13B, pages 120-121, Questions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

(4) Homework: due Thursday 25 November pdf

(5) Bonus Homework

The product of two numbers is 504 and each number is divisible by 6. However, neither of the two numbers is 6.

What is the larger of the two numbers?

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Monday 22 November

(1) Learning Focus: Measurement

  • Mass & Time

(2) Revision Focus: Negative Numbers

  • negative numbers commonly used
  • adding and subtracting negative numbers

(3) Learning Tasks:

  • Video: into the negative zone part 1

(4) Homework: none

Thursday 18 November

(1) Learning Focus: Algebra

  • algebra and the number plane (revise all algebra concepts)
  • negative numbers

(2) Revision Focus: Fractions & Percentage

  • addition and subtraction of mixed numbers
  • multiplication and division
  • convert between fractions, decimals and percent
  • find the percentage of a quantity

(3) Learning Tasks

  • Bonus Homework solutions
  • Absent boys catch up on Mapping Assessment
  • Algebra – assessment
  • Algebraic Reasoning Game

(4) Homework: due Friday 19 November pdf

(5) Bonus Homework (yesterday’s was perhaps too dificult, an easier one today)

Samuel sells newspapers and magazines after school.

Last week he sold 10 newspapers and 6 magazines and made $92.00.

This week he sold 5 newspapers and 12 magazines and made $64.00.

How much would he sell 1 magazine and 1 newspaper for?

Wednesday 17 November

(1) Learning Focus: Algebra

  • algebra and the number plane (revise all algebra concepts)
  • negative numbers

(2) Revision Focus: Fractions & Percentage

  • addition and subtraction of mixed numbers
  • multiplication and division
  • convert between fractions, decimals and percent
  • find the percentage of a quantity

(3) Learning Tasks

  • Quick Sums
  • Algebra & Fraction sheet – corrections
  • Bonus Homework solutions
  • Absent boys catch up on Mapping Assessment
  • Algebra – review questions for revision
  • Algebraic Reasoning Game

(4) Homework: due Friday 19 November pdf

(5) Bonus Homework

Samuel sells newspapers and magazines after school.

Last week he sold 10 newspapers and 6 magazines and made $62.20.

This week he sold 12 newspapers and 8 magazines and made $79.00.

How much would he sell 1 magazine and 1 newspaper for?

Tuesday 16 November

(1) Learning Focus: Algebra

  • algebra and the number plane (revise all algebra concepts)
  • negative numbers

(2) Revision Focus: Fractions & Percentage

  • addition and subtraction of mixed numbers
  • multiplication and division
  • convert between fractions, decimals and percent
  • find the percentage of a quantity

(3) Learning Tasks

  • Quick Sums
  • Algebra & Fraction sheet
  • Bonus Homework solutions
  • Absent boys catch up on Mapping Assessment

(4) Homework: due Friday 19 November pdf

(5) Bonus Homework

Mr and Mrs Waugh wanted to use a caterer for a birthday party for their twin sons. The manager said that the cost for the family of four would be $160. However, the sons wanted to invite 8 friends, making 12 people in all, and the cost for this would be $360. If the total cost in each case is made up of the same cost per person and the same fixed cost, find the cost per person and the fixed cost.

Monday 15 November

(1) Learning Focus: Algebra

  • algebra and the number plane (revise all algebra concepts)
  • negative numbers

(2) Revision Focus: Fractions & Percentage

  • addition and subtraction of mixed numbers
  • multiplication and division
  • convert between fractions, decimals and percent
  • find the percentage of a quantity

(3) Learning Tasks

  • Quick Sums
  • Complete table of values and plot on a number plane tasks
  • Algebra & Fraction sheet
  • Bonus Homework solutions

(4) Homework: due Friday 19 November pdf

Classwork from today:

2 (a) y = x + 1/2

2 (b) y = x – 1/2

2 (c) y = 2x + 1/2

2 (d) y = -x + 1/2

(5) Bonus Homework

Five oranges and a banana cost 87 cents. An orange and five bananas 99 cents.

What is the total cost of two oranges and two bananas?