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Maths Quest 9 for the Australian Curriculum Homework Book : Maths Quest for Aust Curriculum Series : Book 79 - Anita Cann

Maths Quest 9 for the Australian Curriculum Homework Book

Maths Quest for Aust Curriculum Series : Book 79

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Maths Quest 9 for the Australian Curriculum Homework Book is an integral part of supporting the Australian Mathematics Curriculum. The homework book complements the textbook with a variety of activities including homework sheets, rich tasks and fun code puzzles. It provides students, parents and teachers with an opportunity to construct a homework program that will help students to develop their mathematical skills.

Fifteen chapters contain five worksheets: two homework sheets, one rich task and two code puzzles. Chapter 1 contains six sets of 30 NAPLAN-style questions. Chapter 9 contains hints to tackle five randomly selected problems and chapter 15 contains hints to tackle six randomly selected problems from the problem-solving chapters in the textbook.

The tear-out worksheets have space provided for answers and teacher feedback. The six sets of quick questions in chapter 1 encourage students to practise some basic number skills and improve their quick recall of number facts. The homework sheets:

  • begin with Skills practice questions
  • contain carefully graded skills and application questions related to specific content in the textbook chapters
  • include a Reasoning section for students to explain mathematical concepts in their own words
  • finish with a Problem solving question to extend students' problem-solving skills.
The rich tasks:
  • encourage students to work mathematically
  • enhance problem-solving skills with links to real-life situations
  • promote different levels of thinking with many open-ended questions.
The code puzzles:
  • present aspects of the chapter content in an entertaining way
  • provide an alternative tool to reinforce skills.
Students are also provided with a student learning matrix and a Thinking about my learning page for to help them track their progress and develop as independent and reflective learners.

The book also contains a grid where students may record details of their homework tasks, reflect on their performance and communicate any concerns to their teacher. Answers to all worksheets in this homework book are provided in Maths Quest 9 for the Australian Curriculum eGuidePLUS.


Student reflection grid

CHAPTER 1 Numeracy

Worksheet 1.1 Homework sheet

Worksheet 1.2 Homework sheet

Worksheet 1.3 Homework sheet

Worksheet 1.4 Homework sheet

Worksheet 1.5 Homework sheet

Worksheet 1.6 Homework sheet

CHAPTER 2 Number skills

Worksheet 2.1 Homework sheet

Working with numbers

Worksheet 2.2 Homework sheet

Surds, indices, scientific notation and significant figures

Worksheet 2.3 Rich task

Concentric squares

Worksheet 2.4 Code puzzle

Simplifying Surds

Worksheet 2.5 Code puzzle

Addition and subtraction of surds

CHAPTER 3 Algebra

Worksheet 3.1 Homework sheet

Introductory linear algebra

Worksheet 3.2 Homework sheet

Expanding and factorising

Worksheet 3.3 Rich task

Quilt squares

Worksheet 3.4 Code puzzle

Addition and subtraction

Worksheet 3.5 Code puzzle

Expanding and simplifying

CHAPTER 4 Linear equations

Worksheet 4.1 Homework sheet

Linear equations

Worksheet 4.2 Homework sheet

Solving equations

Worksheet 4.3 Rich task

Forensic science

Worksheet 4.4 Code puzzle

Solving equations

Worksheet 4.5 Code puzzle

Solving equations

CHAPTER 5 Congruence and similarity

Worksheet 5.1 Homework sheet


Worksheet 5.2 Homework sheet


Worksheet 5.3 Rich task

What’s this object?

Worksheet 5.4 Code puzzle

Finding angles

Worksheet 5.5 Code puzzle

Finding side lengths

CHAPTER 6 Pythagoras’ theorem and trigonometry

Worksheet 6.1 Homework sheet

Pythagoras’ theorem

Worksheet 6.2 Homework sheet

Pythagoras’ theorem

Worksheet 6.3 Rich task

Great pyramid of Giza

Wall braces

Worksheet 6.4 Code puzzle

Calculations using Pythagoras’ theorem

Worksheet 6.5 Code puzzle

Finding angles

CHAPTER 7 Linear and non-linear graphs

Worksheet 7.1 Homework sheet

Linear graphs

Worksheet 7.2 Homework sheet

More graphs

Worksheet 7.3 Rich task

Path of a billiard ball

Worksheet 7.4 Code puzzle

Equations of lines

Worksheet 7.5 Code puzzle

Lines, gradients and intercepts

CHAPTER 8 Proportion and rates

Worksheet 8.1 Homework sheet

Proportion and rates

Worksheet 8.2 Homework sheet

Proportion and rates

Worksheet 8.3 Rich task

Fastest speeds

Worksheet 8.4 Code puzzle

Solving ratio equations

Worksheet 8.5 Code puzzle


CHAPTER 9 Problem solving I

Problem 1: question 16

Problem 2: question 38

Problem 3: question 52

Problem 4: question 80

Problem 5: question 110

CHAPTER 10 Indices

Worksheet 10.1 Homework sheet

Review of indices

Worksheet 10.2 Homework sheet

More index laws

Worksheet 10.3 Rich task

Paper folds

Worksheet 10.4 Code puzzle

Multiplication using indices

Worksheet 10.5 Code puzzle

Division using indices

CHAPTER 11 Financial mathematics

Worksheet 11.1 Homework sheet

Earning money

Worksheet 11.2 Homework sheet

Spending money

Worksheet 11.3 Rich task

Australian currency

Worksheet 11.4 Code puzzle


Worksheet 11.5 Code puzzle

Simple interest

CHAPTER 12 Measurement

Worksheet 12.1 Homework sheet

Perimeter and area

Worksheet 12.2 Homework sheet

Surface area and volume

Worksheet 12.3 Rich task

Areas of polygons

Worksheet 12.4 Code puzzle


Worksheet 12.5 Code puzzle

Surface area

CHAPTER 13 Probability

Worksheet 13.1 Homework sheet

Introductory probability and experiments

Worksheet 13.2 Homework sheet

Theoretical probability and Venn diagrams

Worksheet 13.3 Rich task


Worksheet 13.4 Code puzzle

Venn diagrams

Worksheet 13.5 Code puzzle

Probability calculations

CHAPTER 14 Statistics

Worksheet 14.1 Homework sheet

Univariate data

Worksheet 14.2 Homework sheet

Measures of central tendency

Worksheet 14.3 Rich task

Graphical displays of data

Worksheet 14.4 Code puzzle

Frequency table

Worksheet 14.5 Code puzzle

Mean, median and mode

CHAPTER 15 Problem solving II

Problem 1: question 7

Problem 2: question 48

Problem 3: question 66

Problem 4: question 101

Problem 5: question 130

Problem 6: question 165

CHAPTER 16 Functions

Worksheet 16.1 Homework sheet


Worksheet 16.2 Homework sheet


Worksheet 16.3 Rich task

Heart rates

Worksheet 16.4 Code puzzle

Domain and range

Worksheet 16.5 Code puzzle

Working with functions

CHAPTER 17 Quadratic algebra

Worksheet 17.1 Homework sheet

Introduction to quadratic equations

Worksheet 17.2 Homework sheet

Quadratic equations

Worksheet 17.3 Rich task

Suspension bridges

Worksheet 17.4 Code puzzle

Null factor law

Worksheet 17.5 Code puzzle

Factorising quadratic trinomials

CHAPTER 18 Quadratic functions

Worksheet 18.1 Homework sheet

Features of quadratic graphs

Worksheet 18.2 Homework sheet


Worksheet 18.3 Rich task

Constructing a parabola

Worksheet 18.4 Code puzzle

Plotting parabolas

Worksheet 18.5 Code puzzle

Finding parabolic features

ISBN: 9781742461151
ISBN-10: 1742461158
Series: Maths Quest for Aust Curriculum Series
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 16th January 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 1