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Grade 9 Math Exam Outline 2011
The following topics will be on the 2011 Math 9 Exam. There will be a review booklet provided for each of the topics listed below.
Number Sense
 Real Numbers (natural, whole, integer, rational, irrational) – their meanings, examples, comparing, ordering, operations (Ch. 1.1., 1.2)
 Square root and principal square root (Ch. 1.3)
 Laws of exponents (Ch. 1.4)
Patterns and Relations
 finding the n^{th} term from a table of values or a pattern (Ch. 2.1)
 Identify linear, exponential, and quadratic relationships from a table, graph or equation. (Ch. 2.2)
 Find the slope of a line (rise over run) (Ch. 2.3)
 Find the equation of a line (y=mx + b) (Ch. 2.4)
 Horizontal and vertical lines (Ch. 2.5)
 Parallel and perpendicular lines (in binder notes)
Equations and Inequalities
 solve equations and solve problems using equations (Ch. 3.1)
 Represent a set of data graphically and symbolically (set notation) (Ch. 3.2)
 Solve inequalities (Ch. 3.3)
Polynomials
 add and subtract expressions (combine terms) (Ch. 7.1)
 Factor polynomials (Ch. 7.2)
 Multiply a monomial by a polynomial (Ch. 7.3)
 Multiply 2 binomials (Ch. 7.4)
 Polynomial Division (Ch. 7.5)
Measurement
 Find volume of 3D figures and use the formulas to find unknown dimensions (Ch. 5.1)
 Find surface area of 3D figures and use formulas to find unknown dimensions. (Ch. 5.2)
 Be able to convert units (cm, cm^{2}, cm^{3 }, etc…)
 Formulas will be provided on the exam.
Please note, the following topics will NOT be on the exam: scientific notation, matrices, scatterplots.
Grade 9 Science Exam Outline 2011
The Cell
 The cell is the basic unit of life, the nucleus is in control, difference between plant and animal cells (do not need to know all parts and functions)
  The cell cycle (replication, mitosis, interphase), cell division
 Regeneration, aging, cancer
Asexual Reproduction
 Bacteria, protists, fungi, animals – binary fission, fragmentation, budding, spores
 Plants – cloning, layering, grafting
Sexual Reproduction and Variation
 Gametes, fertilization, zygote, chromosomes, diploid, haploid
 Meiosis (just know what it is for, do not need to know the steps)
  External and internal fertilization
 Plants – angiosperms, male and female plant parts, pollination, seed dispersal, gymnosperms,
DNA
  Biotechnology, the structure of DNA, mutations, cloning (know some advantages and disadvantages of cloning
Atoms and Elements
 The particle theory
 Mixtures (mechanical mixtures, solutions), solute, solvent, alloy, suspension, colloid
 Pure substances (compounds and elements)
 Homogeneous and heterogeneous
 Chemical and physical change, chemical and physical properties
  Atomic Theory
 Symbols of elements, Formulas for compounds, counting atoms, periodic table (there will be a periodic table given to you during the exam, atomic number, atomic mass, number of protons, neutrons, electrons
  Metals, nonmetals, metalloids (compare state, appearance, conductivity, malleability)
 BohrRutherford model for first 20 elements
Static Electricity
 Electrostatics, 3 ways to charge an item (friction, contact, induction),
 The law of attraction and repulsion, the electrostatic series (do not memorize)
 electroscope (how it works)
 conductors, insulators
 sparks, lightening