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    Year 7 Maths Tutoring

    Grouping of positive whole numbers is the newest use of previous years’ numeric skills. Likewise, square roots and cube roots will be introduced by pairing them with squares and cubes of positive integers.

    Algebraic techniques using letters to substitute for words is another fresh topic introduced in year 7 maths as well as the use of algebraic symbol systems to solve algebraic expressions.

    An introduction to coordinate geometry will use linear expressions to explain number plane and ordered pairs. Year 7 maths will introduce statistics with sampling methods and census. In space geometry, the Pythagoras’ theorem will be introduced and properties of solids will be taught.

    The algebra core content of year 7 maths will use index notations for positive integer indices as well as provide a test for integers. Apart from integers, the four numeric operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) will be performed with decimals, fractions and mixed numerals. Algebraic techniques will include expansion, simplification and factorization of algebraic expressions.

    With data analyses, year 7 maths will deal mostly with data collection, collation and organization.

    Students will also learn to determine the limits of accuracy of measurements, find areas of simple figures and surface areas of solid shapes. Classification and properties of angles, triangles and quadrilaterals will also be taught.

    New conventions for algebraic expressions may pose a challenge to a year 7 maths student. Other possible areas of difficulty is with solid shapes, the application of Pythagoras’ theorem and special geometrical properties of specific solids.
    Year 7 maths students should, at the end of the year, know the properties of positive integers and be able to calculate using not only fractions, decimals and percentages but also ratios and rates. The ability to use and work with algebraic symbol systems should also be learnt; especially expanding, factorizing and simplifying algebraic expressions.

    Data collection tools and analyses methods should also be mastered at the end of year. Ability with the Pythagoras’ theorem should also be demonstrated as well as the construction and classification of solid shapes and geometric figures.

    Understanding algebraic expressions is important to year 7 maths. Working with solid geometric shapes is also essential as well as gaining a firm grasp of the Pythagoras’ theorem.
    One good learning strategy that can help in year 7 is constant demonstration of methods. For algebraic expressions, the best way to learn is to solve a lot of problems. Using real models to teach solid geometry is a quick way of learning everything about surface areas, perimeters and angles.
    Abstract thinking is especially central to learning year 7 maths. Dealing with algebraic expressions and geometry requires the ability to form mental pictures of shapes and a rigorous application of the conventions of algebra.
    Devote quite some time to ensuring that your child gains a solid foundation in year 7 maths, especially algebra. This will help through the rest of high school. You could hire a tutor who can give the needed attention and challenge for your child to develop the mental capacity to learn quickly. It is essential that your child moves away from rote learning and rule dependency and knows how to seek genuine understanding. As maths becomes more technical, the temptation to rely on memorising rules becomes stronger but success cannot be achieved this way in mathematics.



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