Mathematics 9

Ministry Course Code:  MMA–09


This course is a continuation, in a more formal manner, of the work begun in grade 8, and will be taken by all grade 9 students except those who have qualified for Mathematics 9 Enriched.

Objectives Include:

      • Developing concepts concretely, pictorially and symbolically.
      • Developing mathematical communication skills.
      • Developing basic numeracy skills by encouraging students to perform calculations without a calculator.

Course Topics Include:

  • Numerical and spatial reasoning
  • Logic
  • Patterns to solve puzzles and games
  • Financial literacy – types of income and simple budgets and transactions
  • Powers, rational numbers and order of operations
  • Square roots – estimation skills
  • Two-variable linear relations, using graphing, interpolation, and extrapolation
  • Solving multi-step one-variable linear equations
  • Simple operations with polynomials of degree two or less
  • Spatial proportional reasoning such as scale diagrams and similar triangles
  • Probability and statistics in society such as sampling techniques and misleading stat

Workbook: Theory and Problems for Mathematics 9