Mathematics 9 Course Overview
Numbers represent quantities that can
One-to-one correspondence and a sense of 5 and 10
Repeating elements in patterns can be identified.
You will continue to develop your math competencies in Reasoning & Analyzing, Understanding & Solving, Communicating & Representing and Connecting & Reflecting while extending and broadening knowledge of topics that you have learned up to Math 8.
You will learn about other types of rational numbers, be introduced to powers and polynomials, continue to solve complex linear equations through word problems, delve further into graphing on the Cartesian plane, develop spatial reasoning and consider how statistics is used in our society.
Where does this course fit?
- Pre-requisite: Math 8
- Required to continue to any grade 10 level math course
- Contact your VLN counsellor to receive a registration form
- Course materials provided online
- Scientific calculator allowed on all course tasks
- Some graphing paper needed
- Need access to a program to create one video
- Math Makes Sense 9 textbook available to borrow
You will learn about budgets and simple transactions
You will learn how to simplify powers using exponent laws
You will learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials
You will learn how to simplify more complex expressions with various types of rational numbers using order of operations
You will continue to graph linear relations, but also learn how to guess values when needed
You will practice solving multi-step equations in the context of word problems
You will learn how to apply proportional reasoning in the context of spatial problems
You will learn how to better interpret statistics that you see all around you
Assessment Percentage Breakdown
Percentage of the Course
Midterm + Final exam
20% + 30%
Your final assessment will be represented on this Proficiency Scale.
You have up to a year to complete your course.