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CambridgeMATHS NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Year 9 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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  • Preliminary pages [PDF 1.6Mb]

  • Chapter 1: Computation and financial mathematics [PDF 2.8Mb]

  • Chapter 2: Expressions, equations and inequalities [PDF 9.3Mb]

  • Chapter 3: Right-angled triangles [PDF 14.1Mb]

  • Chapter 4: Linear relationships [PDF 10.2Mb]

  • Chapter 5: Length, area, surface area and volume [PDF 13.3Mb]

  • Semester review 1 [PDF 0.7Mb]

  • Chapter 6: Indices and surds [PDF 6.6Mb]

  • Chapter 7: Properties of geometrical figures [PDF 20.4Mb]

  • Chapter 8: Quadratic expressions and algebraic fractions [PDF 6.1Mb]

  • Chapter 9: Probability and single variable data analysis [PDF 7.6Mb]

  • Chapter 10: Quadratic equations and graphs of parabolas [PDF 11.0Mb]

  • Semester review 2 [PDF 0.7Mb]

  • Answers [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Index [PDF 0.8Mb]

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    Teaching programs

    Year 9 Units 1-11 Teaching programs [Zipped Word files]

    Please note that these files are the same as those for Year 9 Stage 5.1-5.2

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    Working program

    Stage 5 Syllabus guide

    Year 9 Stage 5.3 Working program

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    Scope and sequence chart

    Year 9 Scope and sequence chart

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    Chapter 1 Poster [PDF 9.0mb]

    Teacher Edition Chapter 1 [PDF 26.0mb]

    Chapter 1 Test [Word doc 0.2mb]

    Chapter 1 Test Answers [Word doc 0.1mb]

    Chapter 1 Worked Solutions [Word doc 0.6mb]

    Chapter tests and answers

    NSW 9 5.3 Chapter tests and answers

    Worksheets and answers

    NSW 9 5.3 Worksheets and answers

    Worked solutions

    NSW 9 5.3 Worked solutions

    Chapter summary posters

    Chapter 1

    Chapter 2

    Chapter 3

    Chapter 4

    Chapter 5

    Chapter 6

    Chapter 7

    Chapter 8

    Chapter 9

    Chapter 10

    CambridgeMATHS/HOTmaths integrated program

    Updated 15 June 2018

    Page 45: Question 8 to be changed to 'the nearest cent?'

    Page 46: Question 16 to ask for the 'cost price to the retail price?'

    Page 673: Exercise 1H, Question 4 answer to change to 166.67%.

    Page 699: Exercise 5E, Question 3a to change to 52 m squared.


    Stuart Palmer, David Greenwood, Sara Woolley, Jennifer Vaughan, Jennifer Goodman