Homework Sheets

• Year 9 Week 11

There is no time to waste as these sheets get straight into mathematical applications, conversions of fractions and decimals, some quick questions and a puzzle disguised as a fraction arithmetic exercise. Let's get to it!
• Year 9 Week 12

These four sheets contain applications of number and percentages, exercises to change fractions to percentages and back again, an investigation regarding the ratio between your height and the circumference of your head, arithmetic strategties and you are asked to answer the puzzle question "What is the principle behind assets?"
• Year 9 Week 13

This is a lucky set of sheets as there are ratios, arithmetic strategies, find the hidden message in the percentage questions, an integer banking application, division and multiplication strategies and a fraction / decimal / percentage table to complete. Phew!
• Year 9 Week 14

You will find that the first set of odd arithmetic exercises will need a calculator, however the pattern of the answers are fascinating. How do people find out about these things? You then move on to counter examples, comparing decimals, learning some important decimals and fractions, writing a cheque and finding the answer to that puzzling question, "What is the problem with most mathematics exams?"
• Year 9 Week 15

Most people calculate percentages at some stage in their life. Therefore these sheets give some applications to try. There is also more fascinating arithmetic where the answers appear in reverse when the two numbers are added and then multiplied and some interesting maths palindromes . Finally there are some fraction multiplications that don't seem to follow the normal rules.
• Year 9 Week 16

In this set of 4 worksheets you will find number applications taken from a cafe menu, bank interest rates, tax and insurance tables. What are the prices, what is the interest, what are the taxes paid and what is the insurance premium? Finally there are some function machines. Put a number in and another comes out. But what is the machine doing to the numbers?
• Year 9 Week 17

Everyday there is mathematics in the newspaper. The first question in these set of sheets is about a poor hotel worker. Did he really receive that jail sentence for that crime? After reading about him, complete the set of "weighty" problems involving equations on balance scales and then do some solid sketching. What does the sign on that teacher's door really mean?