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Grade 10 Mathematics Modules Distance Learning

The Grade 10 mathematics modules (also called modular strands) provided in this article are for students who are studying at a FODE in the provincial centres. We arrange the 6 mathematics modules and topics to make it easier for students to use. We feel that it is an important outline to use as a study guide or when revising for the Grade 10 mathematics examination.

Grade 10 mathematics modules

The Grade 10 distance learning mathematics units continue from the Grades 7 and 8 units. That is why it is important to understand the lower primary modular strands before moving on to Grade 9 and 10 maths.

Take a look at the checklist for Grade 7 and Grade 8 modular units (strands and sub-strands) we outline here.

In Grade 10 Mathematics, there are 6 material aids or PDF books for students. Each modular unit corresponds to the core mathematics strands students study via the distance learning mode.  And further broken down into sub-strands, FODE info page.

Grade 10 maths distance learning units and topics

Grade 10 Unit 1: Basic Numeracy Skills

  • numbers
  • estimation
  • directed numbers
  • number sequences and patterns

Grade 10 Unit 2: Managing your Money

  • percentage and money
  • ratio and proportion
  • rates
  • borrowing money

Grade 10 Unit 3: Basic Algebra

  • expanding algebraic expressions
  • factorising algebraic expressions
  • powers and indices
  • equations

Grade 10 Unit 4: Functions and Graphs

  • statistical graphs
  • linear or straight-line graphs
  • quadratics functions and parabola
  • systems of equations

Grade 10 Unit 5: Trigonometry

  • angles and triangles
  • pythagoras’ theorem
  • polygons and circles
  • introduction to trigonometric ratios

Grade 10 Unit 6: Measurement

  • indirect measurement
  • scale and similarity
  • area
  • volume

Grade 10 maths modular units and topics

The mathematics syllabus, units, topics and content structures of the mainstream schools and distance learning modes of learning have little differences.

The main difference is that the main schools have teachers there 2-4-7 – all the time to teach and guide the students. Whereas, distance learning such as the FODE concept is self-paced where students learn at their pace.

The syllabus topic for Grades nine and ten in mainstream schools can be found here.

Grade 10 revision guide exam modules
Grade 9 and 10 Content Outline | Mainstream School Syllabus

Know the distance and open learning units

In the FODE course booklet, each strand is divided into 4 sub-strands and each sub-strand consists of 5 to 7 lessons – 6 strands and 24 sub-strands altogether. The resource material contains the:

  • Exercises,
  • Practice Questions, and
  • a Summary of Lessons.

Note that the answers to the Practice Questions are usually given at the end of the main strand.

Grade 10 assignments and assessments

Each strand has one assignment. For the 6 main modular strands in the Grade 10 FODE course, students will do 6 assignments. Here is FODE’s expectation:

You will study Strand 1 and do Assignment 1 at the same time. Then you will study Strand 2 and do Assignment 2 at the same time, and so on up to Strand 6 and Assignment 6.

When you have completed your assignment for each strand, you must submit it immediately for marking.

FODE is flexible about when to submit your completed assignment. But as a self-paced student, you should aim to complete your work and submit it promptly to your study centre for marking.

Students who are studying at a registered Study Centre must give their completed assignments to their Supervisor for marking. Other students who study at home or in the provinces must send their completed assignments to their Provincial Study Centres for marking.

The study centres are also where students follow up on their assessment marks.

Grade 9 & 10 mathematics questions and answers

Students who wish to get practise maths questions and answers can download them here. Get the question booklet: Grade 10 past exam papers, PDF. Though the papers are from the mainstream schools, they are also the best questions to practise for your mathematics examination at the end of Grade 10.

We encourage you to download them and practice them at your own time. Leave a comment below if you need help.

The latest Grade 10 mathematics exam papers are password-protected. We will release them password before the Grade 10 mathematics examination. Check them out.

FODE application and enrollment info

We compiled some information about application and enrollment for distance education at FODE. The article contains specific details about how to apply, and provide further information on Grades 7 – 10 course programs. Click here.

The information is for the new students. If you have already enrolled at FODE, you can use the resources we provide here for study and revisions purposes.

We hope you find this resource useful as you strive to get the education you deserve. PNG Insight Mathematics is an independent website. We do not represent the Department of Education or FODE. We provide the resource here as learning guides only.

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