# National 4 Mathematics Course Summary

### National 4 Mathematics in a Nutshell

# Coursework

### The S3 course is shown in the table below. By clicking on a topic link (in blue type) you open a PDF document or video tutorial. This gives a brief summary of the topic and a selection of interactive resources that can be used to consolidate the skills required for the topic.

### The following topic was covered before the summer holidays, at the end of S2/beginning of S3.

### Integers – Integers Support Notes

## Term |
## Topics |
## Resources |

August – October |
Brackets |
Brackets Summary |

Numeracy Skills Unit 1 |
Consolidation of Numeracy Skills | |

Rounding |
Rounding Summary | |

Pythagoras Theorem |
Pythagoras Theorem Summary | |

Pythagoras Theorem Support Notes | ||

Pythagoras Theorem Practice Questions | ||

Pythagoras Theorem Introduction | ||

Pythagoras Repeated Use | ||

Pythagoras in Disguise | ||

Distance Between 2 Points |

## Term |
## Topics |
## Resources |

October – December |
Factorisation |
Factorisation Summary |

Pre-assessment Activity |
Preparation for Assessment. | |

Statistics & Probability |
Statistics & Probability Summary | |

Statistics Support Notes | ||

Scattergraph Practice Questions | ||

Probability Practice Questions | ||

Algebra Unit 2 |
Consolidation of Algebraic Skills. | |

Assessment |
Assessment |

## Term |
## Topics |
## Resources |

January – March |
Distance, Speed & Time |
Distance, Speed & Time Summary |

Distance, Speed & Time Support Notes | ||

Distance, Speed & Time Practice Questions | ||

Numeracy Skills Unit 2 |
Consolidation of Numeracy Skills. | |

Ratio |
Ratio Summary | |

Revision |
Revision for Assessment | |

N4 Numeracy Assessment |
Assessment |

## Term |
## Topics |
## Resources |

April – June |
SOHCAHTOA |
Trigonomerty SOHCAHTOA Summary |

SOHCAHTOA Support Notes | ||

Trigonometry (SOHCAHTOA) Practice Questions | ||

SOHCAHTOA – Find a Missing Side | ||

SOHCAHTOA – Find a Missing Angle | ||

Algebra Unit 3 |
Consolidation of Algebraic Skills | |

Angles & Circles |
Angles & Circles Summary | |

Gradient & Equation of a Line |
Gradient & Equation of a Line Summary | |

Drawing Straight Lines Support Notes | ||

Introduction to Gradient | ||

The Equation of a Straight Line | ||

Horizontal & Vertical Lines | ||

Handshakes Investigation |
Investigation |

# Textbook Answers

### National 4 Textbook Answers Chapters 1 to 15

### National 4 Textbook Answers Chapters 16 to 24

### National 4 Textbook Answers Chapters 25 to 30

# Course Summary & Self Assessment

### Pupils will be issued with a copy of this booklet in S1. They should use the booklet to self assess their understanding of each topic as they progress through the course. The booklet can also be used as a checklist to aid pupils in their preparation foe assessment.

### Course Summary and Self Assessment Booklet 1

# Revision

### Your teacher will issue you a revision booklet for each assessment. The answers for these books can be accessed by clicking the links below.

### Revision Booklet

### N4 AV Revision Booklet

### Revision Booklet Answers

### N4 Numeracy Revision Booklet ANSWERS

### N4 Expressions and Formulae Revision Booklet ANSWERS

### N4 Relationships Revision Booklet ANSWERS

### N4 AV Revision Booklet ANSWERS

# Homework

### Pupils may be asked to complete an exercise that has been started in class.

### In addition to this a homework exercise will be issued at the end of each topic. These exercises may be computer tasks or written exercises. The written exercises will be marked by the class teacher. Pupils must make sure that they hand in all homework on time.

### S3 Level 3/National 4 Homework Booklet