Ministry Course Code: MMA–09
Description:
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
 Twovariable linear relations, using graphing, interpolation, and extrapolation
 Solving multistep onevariable 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