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# How to Score Full Marks in Class 10 Maths Term 1 Exam?

A Comprehensive Guide on the CBSE Class 10 Maths Term 1 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

By Admin 23rd Jul, 2018 04:05 pm

As soon as you enter the threshold of Class 10, you get pelted down by exams one after another. It was just yesterday that the new session had started, and The Term 1 exams are already around the corner. Before you know it, the Board exams too will come knocking at your door. Can you believe it? And did you know TopperLearning experts are of the opinion that students who do well in CBSE Class 10 Term 1, will also do well in the Board exams? Why so? Because doing well in Term 1 boosts confidence.

To help students with CBSE Class 10 Term 1 preparations, our experts have come up with a session of tips and tricks, and the topic for the day is Maths. Among students of any age or class, there is a common phobia regarding Maths. For some it is their most favourite subject, for others it is their worst nightmare come true. Now, if you fall in the second category, how should you prepare yourself for the upcoming exam? Read on to know more.

## How to Prepare for CBSE Class 10 Maths Term 1

To begin preparations for Class 10 Maths Term 1 exam, start with understanding the syllabus first. CBSE follows a standard syllabus according to which Mathematics is classified into the following titles:

• Number System
• Algebra
• Co-ordinate Geometry
• Geometry
• Mensuration
• Statistics and Probability

Given below is a list of chapters that will most likely be a part of your CBSE Class 10 Term 1 exam:

 Chapter Topic Real Numbers 1. Euclid’s Division 2. Rational and Irrational Numbers Polynomials 1. Zeroes and Coefficients 2. Division Algorithm for Polynomials Pair of Linear Equations in Two Variables 1. Substitution and Elimination Method 2. Cross Multiplication Method Quadratic Equations 1. Solving of Quadratic Equations 2. Nature of Roots

## Class 10 Maths Term 1 Question Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme

 Sr. No Typology VSA (1M) SA-I(2M) SA-II(3M) LA(5M) Total Marks Weightage 1 Remembering 2 2 2 2 20 25% 2 Understanding 2 1 1 1 23 29% 3 Application 2 2 3 1 19 24% 4 HOTS 1 4 14 17% 5 Evaluative 1 4 5% Total 6x1=6 6x2=12 10x3=30 8x4=32 80(30) 100%

## Preparation Tips for CBSE Class 10 Maths Term 1 Exam

When it comes to Maths, experts often refer to the old axiom about practice and perfection. You may know this already that to excel in a logic-oriented subject like Maths, you need to practice more. In Maths, there is no shortcut to scoring high. Keep the following points in mind to gear up better for Maths Term 1 exam:

i)  Get down to solving problems on your own. The more time you spend with a problem, the more you muster the logic behind it. Sometimes students get an urge to ‘read through’ solved examples: doing this will take you absolutely nowhere.

ii)  Do not rote learn formulas without understanding, learn how to derive it yourself. You can maintain a register to write down formulae chapter-wise. This will save time during revision.

iii)  Get thorough with previous year papers. This will help you to get acquainted with the difficulty level of CBSE Maths Board exam. For Class 10 students, Term1 exam papers will closely resemble the Board exam paper in terms of marks allotment, paper pattern and level of difficulty.

iv) Put yourself on a timer while solving sample papers. Practice adequately in a time bound manner to manage time better during exam.

v)  Solve textbook questions at least thrice, because questions maybe asked directly from the textbook in the Term 1 exam. Also, practice the solved examples.

vii)  Take a minute to read the problem, try to visualize the solution in your mind, and then start writing.

viii)  Most important of all keep calm and stay confident! You can do it!

And lastly, clarify your doubts whether small, big, topic related or exam related. You can ask your doubts to our experts who will solve them instantly for you. In fact, call right now @ 1800-212-7858 to ask your question!

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