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CambridgeMATHS NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 10 Stage 5.1/5.2/5.3


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CambridgeMATHS NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum is a complete teaching and learning program to support the implementation of the NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.

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Additional teaching materials: Teaching programs, Working program and Scope and sequence chart.

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PDFs updated 21 March 2019.

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  • Whole book [PDF 77.7Mb]

PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 1.1Mb]

  • Chapter 1: Measurement [PDF 10.6Mb]

  • Chapter 2: Indices and surds [PDF 5.0Mb]

  • Chapter 3: Probability [PF 6.5Mb]

  • Chapter 4: Single variable and bivariate statistics [PDF 7.4Mb]

  • Chapter 5: Expressions, equations and linear relationships [PDF 2.7Mb]

  • Semester review 1 [PDF 1.5Mb]

  • Chapter 6: Geometrical figures and circle geometry [PDF 6.9Mb]

  • Chapter 7: Trigonometry [PDF 9.7mb]

  • Chapter 8: Quadratic expressions and quadratic equations [PDF 5.6Mb]

  • Chapter 9: Non-linear relationships, functions and their graphs [PDF 13.4Mb]

  • Chapter 10: Logarithms and polynomials [PDF 4.3Mb]

  • Semester review 2 [PDF 0.9Mb]

  • Answers [PDF 6.4Mb]

  • Index and Glossary [PDF 0.8Mb]

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    Teaching programs

    Year 10 Units 1-16 Teaching programs [Zipped Word files]

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    Working program

    Working program [Word 0.3Mb]

    Stage 5 Syllabus guide [Word 0.3Mb]

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    Scope and sequence

    Year 10 Scope and sequence chart

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    Chapter 1 Poster [PDF 6.5mb]

    Teacher Edition Chapter 1 [PDF 7.8mb]

    Chapter 1 Test [Word doc 0.1mb]

    Chapter 1 Test Answers [Word doc 0.1mb]

    Chapter 1 Worked Solutions [Word doc 0.6mb]

    CambridgeMATHS/HOTmaths integrated program

    21 March 2019

    Chapter 8, Chapter summary p. 547

    In the top green 'Factorising' box, swap b and c. It should read:

    Two numbers
    x to give c
    + to give b

    15 June 2018

    Page 315: Example 39, the solution is incorrect. The correct answe ris 5, as 3d=15, therefore d=5.

    22 December 2014

    Chapter 9, p657

    The second equation on the page currently says  .

    This s at the beginning of the equation should be an a, so that it reads:



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