You are on page 1of 3

PUSAT TUISYEN BESTARI ILMU

SPM Mathematics bigger solid and smaller solid

(CODE: 1449/1 & 1449/2) 2) Angles of elevation and


Paper 1 depression
- 1 hours -using trigonometry rule
- 40 questions 3) Mathematical reasoning
- 40 marks - statement and and or
- If p, then q. If q, then p.
Every chapter will be tested in Paper
1. The questions will be tested from 4) Simultaneous linear equation
Form 1 until Form 5. Since you have - equalize the same unknown and take
already mastered the some basics in out
PMR, these shouldnt be a problem. Example : 4p - 2q = 15
Past year objective questions will (2p + 4q = 19) x2 (times 2 to make
strengthen your basic. unknown 4p same)
- dont use Add Math method, answers
Paper 2 will be different.
- 2 hours
- working steps must be done 5) The straight line
Section A - y = mx + c
Total Marks= 52 marks - gradient, gradient.
Total Questions = 11 questions - What is c? c (y-intercept) is the point
Section B where the line touches the y-axis.
= 48 marks
= 5 questions (answer 4 of out 5) 6) Quadratic expressions and
equations
In paper 2, there are only certain - solve the equation is to find the
chapters that will be tested in SPM unknown
maths. Thats why I will concentrate - change the equation of the question
more on paper 2. The whole paper 2 into this form
format based on past year questions - factorise by your own or using
in random order with brief tips below calculator
- must state x = ?, x = ?, there will be
Confirmed to be tested every year 2 answers
Paper 2 (Section A)
1) Volume of solids (which was 7) Matrices
taught in form 2)- most of the - will mostly ask inverse matrix
formulae given are for this question - if youre not sure about the answer,
- make sure the formulae are used check if the whole outcome is
correctly identical to the inverse matrix in the
- combined solid is sum of volume of question.
the solids - the answer in a) is related to b)
- remaining solid is the subtraction of

CIKGU.ARIVU PTBINOTES/M3/001/17
PUSAT TUISYEN BESTARI ILMU
8) Area and perimeter of circles come out in this years SPM. :D
(same as number 1)
- 2r (perimeter or circumference) and Paper 2 (Section B) Answer 4
r2 (area) questions
- (angle/360 degree) x the formulae 1) Graph of functions
above for the area or perimeter of - Linear functions (less likely to come
certain part out as its a straight line after plotted)
- Quadratic functions
- Cubic functions
- Reciprocal functions
9) Probability
- is more of (number / total number).
- the formulae given are plain useless = elastic ruler is recommended
- final answer is never less than 0 or = x-axis and y-axis should be stated in
more than 1, 1 > answer > 0 the graph

10) Gradient and area under a


graph 2) Transformation
- based on speed/ time graph - Translation
= distance is area of the graph - Reflection
= rate of change of velocity is gradient - Rotation
of the graph - Enlargement ( careful with the word
= speed is based on the graph to and from because it determines
(seldom being asked) the image would be smaller or bigger)
- beware of total distance and total = combination of transformation like
speed VT
-do T before V. It's some kind of law.
Can be varied each year
3) Statistic
- Histogram
1) Sets = x-axis the upper boundary with an
additional lower boundary at the front
- shading based on the questions
of the graph
(intersection or union)
= y-axis is frequency
- beware of the complement such as A
- Frequency Polygon
= x-axis is midpoint
2) Graph of functions
= y-axis is frequency
- the inequalities (upper line is >,
- Ogive
lower line is <)
= x-axis is upper boundary
- if slanted line, you can imagine it into
= y-axis is cumulative frequency
horizontal straight line. Same concept
= additional upper boundary should
as above.
be added to the table
= x-axis and y-axis should be stated in
Whats the conclusion? 2008 will be
the graph
Sets! Wow, I can predict what will

CIKGU.ARIVU PTBINOTES/M3/001/17
PUSAT TUISYEN BESTARI ILMU
should be stated correctly

4) Plans and elevations 5) Earth as a sphere


- plan is looked from above - latitude is vertical and longitude is
- elevation is looked from the side of horizontal of the sphere
the solid - nautical mile
- the length and the edge (ABCD)

CIKGU.ARIVU PTBINOTES/M3/001/17