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Mathematics {JSS3}: Word Problems – Exercise and Solutions

Word problems are seen in our everyday lives. This involves sum, difference, positive difference and product of numbers. The most important thing you need to remember in solving word problems is the INTERPRETATION OF THE QUESTION. If you're able to correctly interpret the question, the solution becomes easy. Sum - the result of addition Difference [...]

6 Beginner Steps To Help You Gain Mastery Over Any Maths Problem

A man travels east for 6 hours at a speed of 60km/hr, then changes direction until he is N37°W of his starting point, if the distance between the starting point and his new position is ¾ the distance of the first leg of his journey..... Does your brain just shut down when you encounter questions [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – JSS2}: Pythagoras Theorem

JSS 2 Mathematics Third Term Week 1 Topic: PYTHAGORAS’ THOEREM Pythagorean theorem which states the special relationship between the sides of a right triangle is perhaps the most popular and most applied theorem in Geometry. The algebraic statement of the Pythagorean theorem is used to derive the distance formula in coordinate Geometry and to prove [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – SS1}: Logarithms

SSS 1 MATHEMATICS WEEKS 8 & 9 Topic: LOGARITHMS From indices we have that 23 = 8 where 2 is the base and 3 is the power. On the other hand, we can write that the log of 8 to base 2 is equal to 3, denoted thus Log2 8 = 3 Also 52 = 25 [...]

Your Ultimate Guide to Building an Interest in Maths and Be Successful While At It

April was Maths Awareness Month, and between then and now, much as happened even as students continue to dread the subject. And to demystify the subject, we have compiled practical guides that students can follow to ensure they have a more avid interest in Mathematics, and are mighty successful at it too. Trust me, it [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics }: Base Two Arithmetic

JSS 1 Mathematics Third Term Week 8 Topic: BASE TWO ARITHMETIC Converting between different number bases is actually fairly simple, but the thinking behind it can seem a bit confusing at first. And while the topic of different bases may seem somewhat pointless to you, the rise of computers and computer graphics has increased the [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – JSS1}: CONSTRUCTION – PARALLEL AND PERPENDICULAR LINES

JSS 1 Mathematics Third Term Week 5Topic: CONSTRUCTION: PARALLEL AND PERPENDICULAR LINESIn geometry, to construct a figure means to draw it accurately. Accurate construction depends on using measuring and drawing instruments properly.There is a useful property to show that 2 given lines are parallel. This property states that if 2 given lines are both perpendicular [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Mathematics – JSS1]: Development of Number System

JSS 1 FIRST TERM MATHEMATICS WEEK 1 Topic: Development of Number Systems It is most likely that mathematics began when people started to count and measure. Counting and measuring are part of everyday life. Nearly every language in the world contains words for numbers and measures. People have always used their fingers to help them [...]

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Maths Skills At Home

Few children spent their summer vacations practicing bar modeling or calculating word problems. However, this fall, it is expected that students will learn to reason abstractly and quantitatively and apply math skills to real-world situations. This means your child will be learning math in a much different way than you did, and it’s more important [...]

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