This Year 10 Maths Revision Workbook for Statistics and Probability is compliant with the NESA NSW Mathematics Stage 5.3 Syllabus.
The Year 10 Maths Max SeriesTM Volume 6 covers the topics ‘Statistics and Probability’ from the ‘Number & Algebra’ strand of the NSW Mathematics 5.3 Syllabus.
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The Year 10 Max Series™ Volume 6 is not your ordinary Maths revision workbook.
Are you constantly surprised to find that your school exam questions differ from the textbook questions you spent hours perfecting? Do you find those practice papers your teacher provided for you didn’t quite prepare you for the exam?
Textbooks provide course content in a way that helps students gain sound knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts.
But when you are preparing for exams at school, you require more than this. School students are required to:
- Demonstrate comprehensive and deep knowledge and skills
- Apply Maths concepts to unfamiliar or challenging questions/situations
- Use sophisticated multi-step reasoning
- Utilise and practise excellent problem-solving skills.
This is the final step before your exam
The Year 10 Maths Max SeriesTM is designed for maths revision and exam preparation. Additionally, it provides students with the opportunity to further develop and practise the fundamental concepts. Used correctly, it will aid students in acquiring a clear advantage for their school exams.
The Year 10 Maths Max SeriesTM succeeds by:
- Exposing students to exam-style questions in order to reduce the chance of encountering unfamiliar problems.
- Bridging the knowledge and skills gap between their textbooks and exam questions to prepare students for exams
- Improving students’ problem-solving skills by presenting techniques not taught in textbooks.
How to use this book
Students should only use this maths revision workbook after gaining a sound knowledge and understanding of the key concepts of the Year 10 Mathematics course content of Statistics and Probability. This revision workbook will effectively prepare students for school exams when the following steps are followed closely.
Step 1 Review theory content
At the beginning of each topic, a concise summary of the key concepts for Statistics and Probability is provided. Be sure to read and understand it before attempting any questions.
Step 2 Study the examples and their solutions to gain clarity
The examples expose students to various exam-style questions. The step-by-step worked solutions for each example provide clear multi-step reasoning to enhance your understanding and provide a structure for maximising marks in exams.
Step 3 Attempt practice questions to improve problem-solving skills
Questions are organised in a progressive manner to facilitate independent learning.
If you have difficulty, the ‘NOTES TO STUDENTS’ section provides you with hints to encourage problem-solving without referring to the solution.
The ‘LEVEL’ of difficulty is a useful tool to assess your ability to solve new, unseen and difficult problems.