Here is the Mathematics
scheme of work for Senior Secondary Schools (SSS) 1 – 3.

**Mathematics Scheme of Work for SSS 1**

**Week 1**: NUMBER BASES

i. Decimal Base (Base 10)
and other bases, e.g., base 2 (binary) etc.

ii. Conversation from
Base 10 to other bases.

iii. Conversation from
other bases to Base 10.

**Week 2:**NUMBER BASES II

i. Problem solving,
addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of number in the various
bases.

ii. Conversion of decimal
fraction in one base to base 10.

iii. Apply number base
system to computer programming.

**Week 3:**MODULAR ARITHMETIC

i. Revision of addition,
division, multiplication and subtraction of integers.

ii. Concept of modular
arithmetic.

iii. Addition,
subtraction and multiplication operations in modular arithmetic.

iv. Application to real
life situations.

**Week 4:**INDICES

i. Laws of indices and
their applications.

ii. Application of
indices, simple indicial/exponential equations.

**Week 5:**STANDARD FORM

i. Writing numbers in
index form.

ii. Adding two numbers
and writing the results in standard form.

iii. Subtracting one
number from the other in standard form.

iv. Multiplying numbers
in standard form.

v. Dividing numbers in
standard form including square root of such numbers.

**Week 6:**LOGARITHMS

i. Deducing logarithm
from indices and standard form.

ii. Definition of
logarithm

iii. Graph of y=10* using
x=0.1, 0.2, ...

**Week 7:**LOGARITHM II

Calculations involving
multiplication and division.

**Week 8:**LOGARITHM III

i. Calculations involving
power and roots using the logarithm tables.

ii. Solving practical
problems using logarithm tables relating to capital market.

iii. Explain the concept
of capital market operation.

iv. Use logarithm tables
in multiplying the large number involved in capital market operation.

**Week 9:**DEFINITION OF SETS

i. Set notation - listing
or roster method, rule method, set builder notation.

ii. Types of sets:
universal set, empty set, finite set and infinite set, subset, disjoint set,
power set etc.

**Week 10:**SET OPERATIONS

i. Union of sets and
intersection of sets complement of sets.

ii. Venn diagram.

iii. Venn diagram and
application up to 3 set, problems.

**Week 11:**SIMPLE EQUATIONS AND VARIATIONS

i. Change of subject of
formulae.

ii. Formula involving
brackets, roots and powers.

iii. Subject formula and
substitution.

iv. Revision of
simultaneous linear equation in two (2) unknown.

v. Types and application
of variations.

**Week 12 – 13**

Revision/Examinations

**Mathematics Scheme of Work for SSS 2**

**Week 1:**LOGARITHMS

i. Revision of logarithm
of numbers greater than one.

ii. Characteristics of
logarithm of numbers greater than one and less than one and standard form of
numbers.

iii. Logarithm of numbers
less than one, multiplication, division, power and roots.

iv. Solution of simple
logarithmic equations.

v. Accuracy of results of
logarithm table and calculator.

**Week 2:**APPROXIMATION

i. Rounding up and down
of numbers to significant figures, decimal places and nearest whole numbers.

ii. Application of
approximation to everyday life.

iii. Percentage error.

**Week 3:**ALGEBRAIC FRACTIONS

i. Simplification of
fractions.

ii. Addition,
subtraction, multiplication and division of algebraic fractions.

**Week 4:**ALGEBRAIC FRACTIONS II

i. Equation involving
fractions.

ii. Substitution in
fractions.

iii. Simultaneous
equations involving fractions.

iv. Finding the value of
unknown to make a fraction undefined.

**Week 5:**SEQUENCE AND SERIES: Arithmetic Progression (A.P)

i. Meaning of sequences
indicating first term (a), common difference (d) and the nth term of an
Arithmetic Progression (A.P) and calculating the nth term of an A.P.

ii. Arithmetic mean and
sum of an A.P.

iii. Practical problem
solving involving real life situation on arithmetic mean of an A.P.

iv. Practical problem
solving involving real life situation on sum of A.P.

**Week 6:**SEQUENCE AND SERIES II: Geometrical Progression (G.P)

i. Meaning of Geometry
Progression (G.P) indicating first term (a), common ratio (r) and nth term of a
G.P, and calculation of nth term of G.P.

ii. Geometric mean and
sum of terms of G.P.

iii. Sum of infinity of
G.P.

iv. Practical problem
involving real life situation on G.P.

**Week 7:**QUADRATIC EQUATION

i. Revision of
factorization.

ii. Finding what should
be added to an algebraic expression to make it a perfect square.

iii. Quadratic equation
using completing the square method.

iv. Deducing the
quadratic formula from completing the square, and its application to solving
problems.

**Week 8:**QUADRATIC EQUATION II

i. Word problem leading
to quadratic equation.

ii. Application of
quadratic equation to real life situation.

**Week 9:**SIMULTANEOUS LINEAR AND QUADRATIC EQUATION

i. Revision of
simultaneous linear equations.

ii. Simultaneous linear
and quadratic equations by elimination method.

iii. Simultaneous linear
and quadratic equations by substitution method.

iv. Graphical method

v. Word problem leading
to simultaneous linear and quadratic equation.

**Week 10:**GRADIENT OF A CURVE

i. Revision of a straight
line graph.

ii. Gradient of a
straight line.

iii. Drawing tangent to
curve.

iv. Determination of
gradient of a curve.

**Week 11 – 12**

Revision/Examination.

**Mathematics Scheme of Work for SSS 3**

**Week 1– 2**

Matrices

**Week 3 – 4**

Arithmetic of finance

**Week 5**

Application of linear and quadratic equations

**Week 6**

Trigonometry

**Week 7**

Surface area and volume

**Week 8**

The earth as a sphere

**Week 9 – 10**

Co-ordinate geometry

**Week 11 – 12**

Differentiation

**Week 13 – 14**

Revision/Examination

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