Archive | May, 2017

2017 Math Arena Video Competition

13 May

For video submission, choose one of the above for the video solution…. of course you can do all 3 (one video — one solution.)

Apart from solving it correctly, we are looking for a clearly communicated solution so that a viewer can understand the solution and learn from it.

You can get your teachers from Math Arena or your friends  or parents to help you out recording your solution.


  1. The figure below is made up of two adjacent squares and a shaded triangle. The smaller square has an area of 16 cm². The larger square has an area of 49 cm². What is the area of the shaded triangle?

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This question is suited for P5 students. 

100 STARS for BEST VIDEO solution from a P5 student. P4 student will be awarded 120 STARS. P5/P6 olympiad students, you will be awarded 50 STARS only. P6 students, you will be awarded 50 STARS only.


2. In the diagram, line segment PS has length 4. Points Q and R are on line segment PS. Four semi-circles are drawn on the same side of PS. The diameters of these semi-circles are PS, PQ, QR, and RS. The region inside the largest semi-circle and outside the three smaller semi-circles is shaded. What is the area of a square whose perimeter equals the perimeter of the shaded region?

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P6 student should be able to answer this.

100 STARS for BEST VIDEO solution from a P6 student. P4, P5 student will be awarded 120 STARS. P5/P6 olympiad students, you will be awarded 50 STARS only.


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Olympiad style question. Divisibility is a popular question. This question is rated intermediate to hard.

200 STARS for BEST VIDEO solution from any student.


Previously

https://matharena.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/math-arena-video-competition-submissions/

You can search more through Google, just type “matharena video”

Sec 3 IP Maths Booster

10 May

This 5-day revision course involves clarifying doubts and misconceptions, spotting common mistakes and practising exam-related questions (suitable for IP students in VS & TJC). Exam strategies with tips will be discussed over the course of practice. Get ready to….

Revision each day by the following topic(s):

Day 1: Surds, Indices & Logarithms

misconceptions related to four operations on surds & logarithms, equations involving substitution to solve, challenging logarithmic questions involving surds, real-world questions involving logarithms

Day 2: Theory of Quadratic Equations, Quadratic Graphs & Inequalities

sum and product of roots, properties of quadratic graphs, graphical solutions involving inequalities

Day 3: Coordinate Geometry

distance between points, midpoint formula, ratio theorem and similarity concept, gradient of parallel and perpendicular lines, equation of straight lines, properties and area of regular figures

Day 4: Trigonometric Formulae, Identities, Equation Solving & Graph Sketching

angles in the four quadrants, use of basic angle to solve standard equations, manipulation of trigonometric formulae to prove identities and solve advance equations, properties of trigonometric graphs including graphical solutions

Day 5 (tentative topic): Graphical Solutions & Transformations

For more details on this course, kindly send your enquiry to our admin via email: admin@matharena.com.sg

Check out other programs available on our latest June Holiday schedule!

When :

Monday to Friday  (19-Jun to 23-Jun)

Time :

10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Fee :

$650    – Get 10% E.B.D. when you sign up by 20-May 2017! Terms and conditions apply.

H2 Maths for Year 2s : Rev Up this June Holidays!

9 May

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Use the June Holiday to revise for common test & prelims! 

This intensive A Level course will work on topics below with a concise summary.

The students will work on a variety of questions to get them ready for their exams in semester 2.

Topics for a 4 days intensive course

  • Day 1: Differential Equations & Applications

  • Day 2: System of Complex Numbers

  • Day 3: Probability, Permutations & Combinations

  • Day 4: Normal & Binomial Distributions, Sampling & Hypothesis Testing

On request — Optional additions: (Additional fifth day to include below)

-Scalar & Vector Products (Pure Maths)

-Correlation & Linear Regression (Statistics)

  • 19 Jun to 22 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Latest Schedule on http://matharena-parent.calendarone.com/Mathematics_Fees_Schedule.aspx?termid=18

Fee : $640 (Get 10% E.B.D. for full course payment made by 20 May 2017)

P4 Olympiad Maths – June Holiday Programme 2017

8 May

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The June holiday course can be a great period for students who want to challenge themselves.

This class is for pupils who already enjoy doing math and it will allow students to discover their interest in non routine or olympiad style math.

  • 29 May to 2 Jun – Mon to Fri @ 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • 05 Jun to 09 Jun – Mon to Fri @ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • 19 Jun to 23 Jun – Mon to Fri @ 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Latest Schedule on http://matharena-parent.calendarone.com/Mathematics_Fees_Schedule.aspx?termid=18

Fee : $550 (Get 10% E.B.D. for full course payment made by 20 May 2017)

  • While the knowledge taught is broad based, the topics taught are in line with NMOS.
  • Existing students will be learning new topics
  • Include mock papers

Sec 3 Add Maths Booster

8 May

Use the June Holidays to sharpen your problem solving skills. A1 is easy! 

This booster course will work on topics below (including revision) with a concise summary.

The students will be given a review on a variety of questions to expand their thinking and problem solving skills.

All of our A.Math Math Arena students get video access to help in their revisions.

Topics for a 4 days intensive course

  • Day 1: Indices & surds

  • Day 2: Logarithms

  • Day 3: Graph sketching (algebraic, power, exponential, logarithmic & modulus functions)

  • Day 4: Coordinate geometry (Circles & power functions)

On request — Optional additions: (Additional fifth day to include below)

-Theory of quadratic equation

-Linear modelling

  • 5 Jun to 8 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • 12 Jun to 15 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • 19 Jun to 22 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Latest Schedule on http://matharena-parent.calendarone.com/Mathematics_Fees_Schedule.aspx?termid=18

Fee : $480 (Get 10% E.B.D. for full course payment made by 20 May 2017)

S4 Add Maths Intensive Rev-Up – 2017 June Holiday Class

8 May

Use the June Holiday to Rev Up for O levels. 

This intensive O Level course will work on topics below with a concise summary.

The students will work on a variety of questions to get them ready for their exams.

Math Arena’s A.Math  students get video access to help in their revisions.

Topics for a 4 days intensive course

  • Day 1 & 2: Trigonometric (all) formulae, graph sketching and equation solving

  • Day 3: Differentiation (techniques & applications)

  • Day 4: Integration (techniques & area application, exclude kinematics)

On request — Optional additions: (Additional fifth day to include below)

-Coordinate geometry (including circles & power functions)

-Graph sketching (algebraic, power, exponential, logarithmic & modulus functions)

  • 5 Jun to 8 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • 12 Jun to 15 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
  • 19 Jun to 22 Jun – Mon to Thu @ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Latest Schedule on http://matharena-parent.calendarone.com/Mathematics_Fees_Schedule.aspx?termid=18

Fee : $560 (Get 10% E.B.D. for full course payment made by 20 May 2017)

Solutions to “Not another Cheryl Math Qn”

7 May

See question from here:

https://matharena.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/not-another-cheryl-math-question-ri-olympiad/

Benjamin Chew / P4 Fusion Math

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Shaun / P6 Fusion

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Marcus / P6 Fusion Math

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