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Preparation strategy for SSC Maths exam

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Preparation strategy for SSC Maths exam

This chapter-wise breakup of Algebra and Geometry will help you successfully score those high marks you always dreamed about.

By Admin 07th Mar, 2016 11:49 am

With the SSC exam for Maths just a day away, we present to you important topics to focus on in Algebra and Geometry.  

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Algebra:

 Tentative chapter-wise weightage taking into account all questions (including optional questions in each section)

Chapter Name

Marks

A.P. and G.P.

12

Quadratic Equations

12

Linear equations in two variables

12

Probability

10

Statistics - I

6

Statistics - II

8

Total

60 (including optional questions)

Here are the important concepts Chapter-wise in Algebra:

Arithmetic progression

  • Problems involving nth term and sum of ‘n’ terms of an A.P. and a G.P.
  • Arithmetic means and Geometric means

Quadratic Equations

  • Nature of roots based on discriminant
  • Relation between roots and coefficients

Linear equations in two variables

  • Solving equations by algebraic method, graphical method and Cramer’s rule
  • Consistency and inconsistency of solutions

Probability

  • Probability of events which have equally likely outcomes
  • Addition theorem and related problems

Statistics

  • Problems on finding mean, median and mode of grouped data; relation between mean, median and mode
  • Problems on Ogives and their application.
  • Normal distribution

 Geometry: 

 Tentative chapter-wise weightage taking into account all questions (including optional questions in each section)

Chapter Name

Marks

Similarity

12

Circle

10

Geometric Constructions

10

Trigonometry

10

Coordinate Geometry

8

Mensuration

10

Total

60 (including optional questions)

 Here are the important concepts Chapter-wise in Geometry:

Similarity

  • Problems based on basic proportionality theorem and areas of similar triangles
  • Similarity in right angles triangles
  • Application of Pythagoras theorem

Circle

  • Theorems and problems on tangents and their properties
  • Touching circles and cyclic quadrilateral
  • Tangent-secant theorem and its application

 Coordinate geometry

  • Different forms of equations of a straight line
  • Finding slope and intercepts of a line from its equation

Geometric Construction

  • Construction of tangent to a circle
  • Construction of similar triangles

Trigonometry

  • Problems on trigonometric identities
  • Problems on height and distance

Mensuration

  • Problems on area/perimeter of sector and segment of a circle
  • Problems on surface area and volume of combination of solids

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