### DOGBALL 2.0 – A Study of Bounce – Part 1

Dogball is an enigma. The bouncy toy exterior hides a rich yet accessible modelling task within; a delicious intersection of maths and science, a potential PSMT/Folio task for Stage 1 Mathematical Methods featuring low floor, high ceiling and room for …

**Category:** General Resources, Videos for Learning

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FX9860GAU, FXCG20/50AU

### DOGBALL 2.0 – A Study of Bounce – Part 2 (Solution)

Below is a video outlining a solution answering the questions posed in the resource “Dogball 2.0 – A Study of Bounce – Part 1“. It is not intended to be the best or only way to answer these questions. It …

**Category:** General Resources, Videos for Learning

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FX9860GAU, FXCG20/50AU

### As Big As Can Be

The introductory videos introduce students to a complete unit of work, a study of quadratic functions. The unit starts with a geometric optimisation problem (paper folding) that prompts students to ask the question “is that as big as can be?” …

**Category:** Replacement Units, Videos for Learning

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FX100AU, FX82AU, FX9860GAU, FXCG20/50AU

### A prime experience (ClassPad)

Many students know what a prime number is, but outside of that and perhaps prime factorisation what else do they do (in school) with these amazing creatures? This unit charts a path for students through the prime’s landscape along which they discover sexy primes (among others), prove and generally get to behave very much like a mini-mathematician. Workshops on this unit have been offered in a number of states previously. We do not think you will have seen a tried and proven learning sequence like this before.

**Category:** Replacement Units

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330

### CP172 Inverse Of A Function

Find the inverse of a function algebraically using invert and also view the inverse graphically.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP205 Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations 1

Solve simultaneously the equations 2x – 3y = -1 and x + y = 7 using a traditional step by step elimination method in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP240 Restrict Range Of Solutions With Trig Equations

Two methods to restrict the range of solutions returned when solving trig equations in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP250 Solve System Of Equations With 3 Unknowns

Use one of the 2D templates to solve systems of equations with 2 or more variables.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP350 Using Sliders To Explore Functions

How to use sliders in graph and table to explore function transformations.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### Describing change (ClassPad)

This replacement unit introduces algebraic models (linear and simple exponential) to describe change in the world around us. The fitting of models to bivariate data is approached via the underlying properties of constant additive or multiplicative change. The unit contains a wealth of data drawn from a range of aspects of the modern world. Extensive notes are provided on the use of ClassPad technology. A .vcp file contains all unit’s data in a Spreadsheet, and also as Statistics variables.

### The wind in your sails (ClassPad)

This is a replacement unit to facilitate the teaching and learning of right-angle triangle trigonometry. The students begin by ‘learning’ how to sail a boat and then engage with various aspects of sailing and as a result learn about the fundamental trigonometric ratios. The unit comes with pre-made ClassPad Geometry files that enable the students to sail virtual boats, collect data on their sailing and through this learn about trigonometric ratios. The unit includes traditional learning and problems as well as some not so traditional learning.

**Category:** Replacement Units

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330

### DOGBALL

Below you can access: DOGBALL.pdf – a currently-brief but mostly complete summary of the activity you experienced. vdbcgraw.csv – the csv file of the data we used in the activity – which is a subset of the data that was …

**Category:** General Resources

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FX9860GAU, FXCG20/50AU

### Generosity – an approach to fractions and percentages.

This unit uses the context of generosity to introduce a need to have a fractional way of thinking about something.

It develops a way of thinking about fractions – the for-every idea – that is the elusive multiplicative model.

Developed over about 5 years, this approach has been tried and seems to work. 🙂

**Category:** General Resources

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FX100AU, FX82AU, FX9860GAU, FXCG20/50AU

### Mental-jaunt #1 (Feb 14, 2013)

To students (of all ages):

**jaunt (noun)**

a short excursion or journey for pleasure

**mental-jaunt (noun)**

a short mental excursion or mental journey for pleasure, nothing too heavy!

Have a go at mental-jaunt #1 – a wee journey with numbers.

### Mental-jaunt #2 (February 4, 2014)

jaunt (noun) a short excursion or journey for pleasure mental-jaunt (noun) a short mental excursion or mental journey for pleasure, nothing too heavy! Mental-jaunts are trails that will evoke certain ways of thinking that are very helpful both in understanding more complex …

### Optimisation (ClassPad)

When studying quadratic functions/calculus, do too many of your students find ‘optimisation questions’ hard? Have you ever wondered why? The booklet you can download here is the unit of work that supports the ideas presented in a number of workshops during 2011 and 2012 that outlined why students find the ideas hard. Basically, traditional teaching-and-doing approaches fail to focus on what is really happening: the measurement on one dimension and the subsequent calculation of other dimensions. Also, algebraic simplification turns out to be the devil – the patterns in the symbols are lost and so generalisation is not ‘seen’! The approach in the booklet supports the idea of each student developing a calculation and then comparing and contrasting to it other’s calculations – it is in this that the symbolic patterns appear and the generalisation literally reveals itself.

**Category:** Replacement Units

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330

### Seeing double (ClassPad)

This is a replacement unit introducing algebraic identities including the distributive law, perfect squares and the difference of two squares, general binomial expansion and factorisation and completing the square. The unit exploits the world of animation to reinforce student’s notion of variable. The unit comes with pre-made ClassPad files that sequentially build up animated paddocks that confront student’s notions of equivalence. They are then challenge to express this equivalence symbolically and from this the algebraic identities flow. The unit also includes ‘drill’ sections to assist students in the automation of these most important algebraic skills.

### A quick list of sample means.

Download a program that will creates the number of samples you desire, of a size you define from a normal population with standard deviation and mean you define.

### ACMMG244 (Year 10) – Apply logical reasoning ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMMG244 (Year 10).

### ACMNA240 (Year 10) – Solve linear equations …. alg. fractions ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA240 (Year 10).

### ACMNA241 (Year 10) – Solve simple quadratic equations ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA241 (Year 10).

### ACMSP250 (Year 10) – Compare shapes of box plots ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP250 (Year 10).

### Continued fractions – Explore and Think

In this Explore and Think activity students go on a journey through their investigation of continued fractions. This journey has the potential to feature such highlights as recursion and convergence, the fibonacci sequence and phi, quadratic equations and similarity. It could be a short stroll or an epic adventure, depending on its treatment.

EAT activities include student worksheets accompanied by solutions/teacher notes that feature step-by-step support for the use of the CASIO fx-82AU PLUS.

### Cup Snakes – Describing Linear Change

A video introduction presents the mathematics of cup snakes, a hands on phenomena involving additive change that gives rise to a way to think about linear growth. Modeling this phenomena theoretically, with the help of two cups, and through data, with the help of many, many cups, these videos give rise to some of the big ideas around developing and using linear algebraic models to describe additive bi-variate change. These ideas are then unpacked in the accompanying ‘chapter replacement’ booklet.

**Category:** Videos for Learning

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FX100AU, FX82AU, FX9860GAU, FXCG20/50AU

### Developing and using regression models – Explore and Think

In this Explore and Think activity students utilise the ability of handheld technology to readily develop regression models for biavraite data. The data at hand is of atmospheric carbon dioxide and global temperature in the current era – a context within which modeling and extrapolation is both meaningful and relevant.

EAT activities include student worksheets accompanied by solutions/teacher notes that feature step-by-step support for the use of the CASIO fx-82AU PLUS.

### Developing ways-of-thinking about the ideas that form calculus

This video and documents outline a 4 session course that aim to assist students to develop the optimal ways-of-thinking about the ideas that underpin calculus.

### Exponential and trigonometric functions

A selection of documents that share some nice ideas about exponential functions, trigonometric functions and a lovely context where both concepts come together.

**Category:** General Resources

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400, FXCG20/50AU

### Flow – Ideas that underpin Differential Calculus

Presented here is a tried and proven three to five lesson sequence that begins with an engaging real-world context and grows students from the idea of average rate of change to instantaneous rate of change.

It is accessible to any student who has an understanding of average and gradient.

In this collection of resources you will find: a) a three-part introductory video (I, IIa and IIb), which structures the sequence of learning, b) two support video that shows “how to” do the technical stuff on the CG 20 AU.

### Logarithms – when adding is multiplying (9860)

This unit aims to provide a simple/useful way to thing about logarithms when first meting them.

We use two examples of “hard” to graph data (due to the extreme range in the values) to alert students to the idea of thinking about a number as its power, as opposed to its absolute value.

The rest of the unit aims to establish a way to think about calculating with logarithms that will set a sound foundation for later on and that builds on their knowledge of ‘indices’ from previous years.

### Pigs, Pens and Mathematics

Pigs, pens and mathematics is a two to four lesson, tried and proven, activity that moves students from measurement-thinking to functional-thinking with the help a simple but rarely used idea – do not evaluate a calculation.

A small, but authentic and enlightening use of electronic technology is made.

It would fit perfectly in a measurement topic at any of the years 8 to 11.

In this collection of resources you will find:

a) a two-part introductory video, that can be played to the class to kick things off,

b) one support video that shows “how to” do the technical stuff on the CG 20 AU,

c) one support video that explores the mathematical ideas that can be developed with the help of the technology,

d) one ‘task sheet’ for students to work on after watching the videos or being instructed by the teacher,

e) a complete ‘unit of work’ that allows students to consolidate the mathematical ideas and skills they have learned.

### Simulating a random process – Explore and Think

In this Explore and Think activity students utilise the ability of handheld technology to easily model random processes. In this case the generation of random integers lets students explore the likely outcomes of two conflicting strategies in a game of chance. The evaluation of the desirability of these stategies can be based on experimental probability values, or can lead into an analysis of the probability of compound events.

EAT activities include student worksheets accompanied by solutions/teacher notes that feature step-by-step support for the use of the CASIO fx-82AU PLUS.

### Stacked Exponents – Explore and Think

This Explore and Think activities looks at truely BIG numbers, and explores the idea of a “stacked exponent”, how big such numbers are and how they are calculated.

### Working with ellipses – Explore and Think

This Explore and Think activity focusses on an ellipse-based diagram that claims to represent the percentage of green space in some of the world’s cities.

A study of this diagram suggests that something is not right – and then leads to an analysis involving length and area, measurement and ratio.

### Working with gradient – Explore and Think

In this Explore and Think activity students apply the mathematics of gradient to the world’s steepest street! Different representations of gradient are included, average gradient is calculated and, via a quadratic function of best fit and some calculus, a maximum gradient is found.

### Working with measurement in 3D – Explore and Think

This Explore and Think activity presents a different take on the measurement of volume and the study of solids. Inspired by some of Australia’s most iconic scultures, cones and cylinders take on a whole new dimension.

These simple shapes lead to some complex and interesting analysis involving trigonometry and, ultmately, to the errors and issues that arise in the interaction between two and three dimensions.

### Working with nested radicals – Explore and Think

In this Explore and Think activity students work with surds in different and fruitful ways. The idea of nested radicals leads students from the evaluation of some funny-looking surd expressions through to the making of conjectures. These conjectures can be proved via the solution of a quadratic equation.

### ACMMG242 (Year 10) – Solve problems involving surface area ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMMG242 (Year 10).

### ACMMG243 (Year 10) – Formulate proofs involving congruent ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMMG243 (Year 10).

### ACMMG245 (Year 10) – Pythagoras and trigonometry

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMMG245 (Year 10).

### ACMNA229 (Year 10) – Money and financial mathematics

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA229 (Year 10).

### ACMNA231 (Year 10) – Simplify algebraic products ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA231 (Year 10).

### ACMNA232 (Year 10) – …. simple algebraic fractions with numerical denominators ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA232 (Year 10).

### ACMNA233 (Year 10) – Expand binomial products ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA233 (Year 10).

### ACMNA234 (Year 10) – Substitute values into ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA234 (Year 10).

### ACMNA235 (Year 10) – Solve problems involving linear ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA235 (Year 10).

### ACMNA236 (Year 10) – Solve linear inequalities ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA236 (Year 10).

### ACMNA237 (Year 10) – Solve linear simultaneous ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA237 (Year 10).

### ACMNA238 (Year 10) – Solve problems involving parallel ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA238 (Year 10).

### ACMNA239 (Year 10) – Explore the connection between ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA239 (Year 10).

### ACMSP246 (Year 10) – Describe the results of two- and three-step ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP246 (Year 10).

### ACMSP247 (Year 10) – Use the language of ‚Äòif ….then, ‚Äògiven‚Äô ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP247 (Year 10).

### ACMSP248 (Year 10) – Determine quartiles ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP248 (Year 10).

### ACMSP249 (Year 10) – Construct and interpret box plots ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP249 (Year 10).

### ACMSP251 (Year 10) – Use scatter plots to investigate ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP251 (Year 10).

### ACMSP252 (Year 10) – Investigate and describe bivariate ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP252 (Year 10).

### ACMSP253 (Year 10) – Evaluate statistical reports in ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMSP253 (Year 10).

### ACMNA230 (Year 10) – Factorise algebraic expressions ….

A selection of test questions and solutions for ACMNA230 (Year 10).

### Approaches to the WACE 2011 Mathematics 3C3D Exam

This document presents an approach or approaches to the 2011 WACE Mathematics 3C3D Examination. These approaches incorporate the use of CAS as well as ‘by hand’ solution methods. At times two alternative methods are presented. The providing of two solutions is intended to encourage a conversation between teachers and students about the most deserning and efficient way to tackle the mathematics presented in this form of assessment.

**Category:** General Resources

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330

### ClassPad II companion for General Maths 3

A ‘how to’ companion book for the Tasmanian General Maths 3 course written by Gary Anderson.

**Category:** General Resources

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330

### CP011 Simplifying and Expanding

Collect like terms and expand and simplify expressions such as 3(4-2x)^2.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP012 Factorising

Factorisation of numbers and expressions (eg quadratics)

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP041 Sequence: What Is My Rule?

Use the sequence function in Main to find the defining rule for various sequences

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP042 Eliminate Function

Eliminate one variable from an equation using another equation.

Example: If x=8-2t and y=6t-1 find an expression for y in terms of x.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP043 Creating User Defined Variables

Create your own user functions.

Examples (i) f(x)=1/x or (ii) Ckh2ms to convert speeds from km/h to m/s

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP044 Edit and Delete User Defined Functions

Managing your own user defined functions such as those created in the previous topic.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP071 Define Function with Many Variables

Create and use a function with many variables. Also edit a user defined function in the program editor.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP307 Simultaneous Equations In Main

Solve simultaneously the equations 3y – 2x = 5 and x + 2y – 8 = 0 graphically using both Main and Graph windows.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP703 Geometry – Line Segment Midpoint

Draw a line segment between two points A and B and construct its midpoint.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP990 Update ClassPad Operating System

How to update the operating system of your hand-held ClassPad using a Windows PC.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP991 Computer To ClassPad Data Transfer

How to download programs, eActivities, csv files, pictures and so on into your handheld ClassPad from a Mac or Windows computer.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### Programs referred to in the “How Do I CODE …” book for the fx-CP400

Download the programs that accompany the book How Do I CODE on a CASIO fx-CP400.

### CP840 Compound Interest

Examine the growth of money over 10 years using compound interest and also use the difference tool to find individual amounts of interest for any year.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP841 Reducible Interest

Use sequence to examine the balance of a reducible interest loan, determine total interest paid and find individual monthly interest figures.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP880 Explicit From Recursive

Determine the explicit formula for a sequence from a recursive definition using Sequence RUN and the rSolve() function.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP911 Using NumSolve

An introduction to using NumSolve from the Main menu in the context of the simple interest formula I=PRT/100.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP912 NumSolve Tips

Learn some tips on working efficiently in NumSolve.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP913 Built-In Probability Simulation Tool

Use the built-in probability simulation tool in Main (or eActivity) to simulate throwing one or two dice or selecting items at random from a container.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP921 Financial Simple Interest

Calculate simple interest and future values in the Financial application.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP922 Financial Compound Interest

Solve compound interest problems in Financial, including finding future values, interest rates and time required.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP923 Financial Loan Repayment

Solve loan repayment problems in Financial, including payments, time periods and loan amounts.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP940 Verify Tool In Main

Use the Verify tool in Main to check steps when manually simplifying expressions.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP945 Smoothing Time Series Using mavII

Smooth time series data in the statistics app with the program mavII. Also fit a regression line and predict future values. mavII is freely available from www.charliewatson.com/classpad/.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP946 Reducible Interest Using repayII

Using the program repayII to solve reducible interest problems. repayII is freely available from www.charliewatson.com/classpad/.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP951 Using Conics

A brief look at the Conics app and how it can be used to determine the centre and radius of a circle.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP952 Using InterActive DiffCalc

A brief tour of the InterActive DiffCalc app and how it can be used to explore concepts of differential calculus.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP953 Using PicturePlot

A brief overview of picture plot, including the use of sliders to modify function parameters.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP980 Modify Shift Keys

Modify the functions assigned to the shift key and save time when using your favourite commands on your Classpad.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP981 Ending Screens

How to set a picture as the ending screen – the picture that briefly flashes onto the screen when you turn your ClassPad off.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP982 Create A Picture

A brief overview of using the Casio Picture Conversion Engine software to creating a picture for use on ClassPad II for modeling functions in Picture Plot or as an ending screen.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP984 Example Small Programs

Five examples of small utility programs freely available from the internet are shown.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP985 Create A Small Program

How to create a small program on your hand held Classpad.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP741 Angle in a Semi-Circle

Construct a diameter in a circle and then examine the angle in the semi-circle.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP742 Angles in the Alternate Segment

Construct a tangent to a circle and then examine angles in the alternate segment.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP743 Angles in the Same Segment

Construct 2 angles on the circumference from a common chord and examine.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP744 Cyclic Quadrilaterals

Construct a cyclic quadrilateral and examine sum of opposite pairs of angles.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP745 Lengths of Tangents

Construct 2 tangents to a circle from an external point and examine their lengths.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP746 Tangents and Radii

Examine the angle between a tangent to a circle and a radius.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP747 The Central Angle

Construct angles on the circumference and at the centre from a common chord and examine.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP750 Using Sliders In Geometry

How to use sliders in geometry to change lengths and angles.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP756 Coordinate Geometry: Perpendicular Line

Find the equation of the line through (2, -1) perpendicular to the line 5x – 2y +6 = 0.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP757 Modifying Labels of Objects

How to change the labels of any Geometry object using the annotation tool – eg change triangle ABC to triangle PQR.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP770 Apply Matrix Transformation

Create a triangle in Geometry, apply a matrix transformation to the vertices in Main and view the image back in Geometry.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP771 Find Transformation Matrix

Use an object and its transformed image in Geometry to determine the equivalent transformation matrix in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP780 Animation Basics

Fast track your animation skills by animating a tangent line around a circle.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP781 Angle in a Semi-Circle 2

Examine the angle in the semi-circle using a slider.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP782 Angle in a Semi-Circle 3

Examine the angle in the semi-circle using the Animation tool.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP784 Cyclic Quadrilaterals 2

Examine sum of opposite pairs of angles using the Expression tool.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP800 Sequence Basics

Basic settings in the Sequence application.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP801 Sequence Explicitly Defined

Create the sequence of Triangle Numbers using an explicit definition, and graph the first 12 terms.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP802 Simple Recursive Sequences

Create an arithmetic sequence, then a geometric sequence, also finding the sums of the GP.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP803 Fibonacci Type Sequences

Create the Fibonacci Sequence, graph the first 10 terms and find the ratio of conscutive terms.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP550 Dice Simulation

Simulate throwing 120 six-sided dice in a spreadsheet and display the resulting distribution as a histogram.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP580 Import A CSV File

How to import external data in comma separated variable (csv) file format into the Spreadsheet app and then into the Statistics app.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP601 Storing Formulae In eActivities

Store and solve all your commonly used formulae as strips in eActivities.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP630 File Management

Lock, Unlock, Delete, Move Folder and Rename eActivities. Also create a new folder.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP631 Add Strip Help

Strip Help is a great way to add hints on what to do within any strip in an eActivity.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP632 Cascade Style eActivity

Many multiple-step math problems can be programmed into an eActivity. This example uses Herons method to find the area of a triangle given three side lengths.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP633 eActivity Tips

Some tips on working within eActivities including working with text or calculation rows, deleting strips and adding strip help.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP641 Ambiguous Case Of Sine Rule

Examples of ways to deal with the ambiguous case of the sine rule when solving obtuse triangles.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP672 Average Rate Of Change Of Function

Create and save an eActivity to calculate the average rate of change of any function over a given interval.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP675 Normal Probabilities Using Solve

Create and save an eActivity to calculate ANY of the parameters (eg mean, sd, etc) involved in a normal probability question.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP680 Geometry Link

A Geometry Link in an eActivity is used to investigate translations applied to a parabola. Other possibilities are also hinted at.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP700 Geometry – Basic Settings

Setting up the geometry window, including scales, displaying axes, integer grid and saving.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP701 Geometry – Line Segment

Draw a line segment, measure its properties of length, gradient, equation.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP702 Geometry – Line Segment A To B

Draw a line segment between two points A and B and determine its length.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP712 Geometry – Triangle

Draw a simple triangle and learn how to measure angles, sides, area and perimeter.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP713 Geometry – Right Triangle

Construct a right triangle and measure angles, sides, area and perimeter.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP714 Geometry – Solve Triangle 1

Construct and solve triangle ABC given two sides and the included angle.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP715 Geometry – Solve Triangle 2

Construct and solve triangle ABC given two sides and a non-included angle.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP716 Geometry – Solve Triangle 3

Construct and solve triangle ABC given all three sides.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP740 Diameter of a Circle

Draw a circle and construct a diameter.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP407 Create a Histogram from a Frequency Table

Create a histogram from a frequency table.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP410 Statistical Calcs: Two Variables

Calculate two variable statistics from paired data.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP411 Scatterplot and Regression

Create a scatterplot and then calculate and plot the least squares linear regression line through the data.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP412 xyLine Time Series

Create an xyLine of time series data.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP440 Histogram Class Intervals

Vary the class intervals when summarising data with a histogram. Also shows use of the randList() command to create a list of random numbers.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP441 Prediction From Regression Line

Substitute a value into a recently calculated regression line to determine a predicted value.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP442 Residuals And Residual Plots

After finding a linear regression model for a bivariate data set, residuals are calculated and plotted to check suitability of linear model.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP471 Inverse Normal Probability Calculations

Calculate inverse normal probabilities in Statistics using the Calc menu and Inverse Normal CD tool.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP473 Confidence Interval (Mean) From Summary Data

Calculate a confidence interval for a mean from supplied summary data in the statistics application.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP476 Confidence Interval (Prop) From Summary Data

Calculate a confidence interval for a proportion from supplied summary data in the statistics application.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP500 Spreadsheet Basics

A quick introduction to the common data types – text, number and formula – and some useful spreadsheet tools.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP501 Arithmetic Sequence

Create a simple sequence and then extend the spreadsheet using Cut and Paste technique.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP502 Fibonacci Sequence

Create the Fibonacci sequence, adjust columns widths, use the Fill Range command to extend the sequence and display very long integers.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP503 Geometric Sequence

Create a geometric sequence including the sum of terms and extend using Tap and Drag technique.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP520 Pie Chart

Create a pie chart, determine the percentages represented by each sector and dynamically modify.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP541 Simple Interest

Create a flexible Simple Interest spreadsheet using Absolute and Relative cell references and extend by copying and pasting multiple columns.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP542 Compound Interest

Create a flexible Compound Interest spreadsheet using Absolute and Relative cell references and format cells to 2dp.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP543 Reducible Interest

Use a spreadsheet to examine the balance of a reducible interest loan.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP544 Annuities

Use a spreadsheet to examine the balance of an annuity.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP545 Smoothing Time Series

Smooth time series data in a spreadsheet using moving averages, fit a regression line and calculate residuals.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP304 Graph an Exponential Function

Graph y = 4^x using the Graph & Table application, including use of Zoom facility.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP305 Graph Simultaneous Equations 1 (Linear)

Solve y = 3x – 4 and y = 6 – 2x graphically by first drawing the functions and then finding the points of intersection.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP306 Graph Simultaneous Equations 2 (Quadratic)

Solve y = 2 – 5x and y = -3x^2 + 4x + 2 graphically by first drawing the functions and then finding the points of intersection.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP340 Jump To An Exact Coordinate

Jump to any exact coordinate whilst tracing along one of several functions in graph.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP341 Show Gradient When Tracing

Show the gradient of a function on screen when tracing along its graph.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP342 Modify Tool

Use the Modify tool when graphing to vary the parameters of a graph. In this example we vary a and b when y = ( x + a )^2 + b.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP343 Equation Of Tangent To Curve

Find the equation of the tangent to a curve in Graph and Table using the Analysis, Sketch, Tangent function.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP344 Definite Integration

Evaluate and illustrate definite integrals in Graph and Table using Analysis, G-Solve tools.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP345 Linear Programming

Solve a linear programming problem with 4 constraints in Graph and Table.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP347 Graph Of Derivative

Draw the graph of a function in y1 and automatically draw the graph of its first (and second if required) derivatives.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP348 Area Trapped Between Roots of Graph

Evaluate and illustrate area trapped between x-axis and function in Graph and Table using Analysis, G-Solve tools.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP349 Area Trapped Between Graphs

Evaluate and illustrate trapped areas in Graph and Table using Analysis, G-Solve tools.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP370 Polar Graphing

Graph a polar function using r=Type, adjust basic view window settings and become aware of some limitations.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP371 Parametric Graphing

Graph parametric functions using ParamType, adjust basic view window settings and become aware of some limitations.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP401 Statistical Calcs: From a List

Calculate one variable statistics from a single list of scores.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP402 Statistical Calcs: Frequency Table

Calculate one variable statistics from a frequency table.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP403 Create a Boxplot from a List

Create a boxplot from a single list of scores.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP404 Create a Boxplot from a Frequency Table

Create a boxplot from a frequency table.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP405 Create Multiple Boxplots

Create several boxplots in a single graph to compare their distributions.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP406 Create a Histogram from a List

Create a histogram from a single list of scores.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP047 Angle Tips

Learn how to over-ride the selected angle setting when working with trig functions in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP050 Random Numbers

Generate random numbers and simulate throwing dice using the rand() and randlist() functions in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP051 Assign and Delete Values to Variables

Temporarily and permanently assign and delete values to variables in Main. Useful for substitution.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP140 Differentiation Basics

Differentiation basics in Main using either Interactive, diff or the 2D template. Also higher orders and any variable.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP141 Equation Of Tangent To Curve

Find the equation of the tangent to a curve in Main using the tanLine function.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP142 Integration Basics

Find indefinite and definite integrals in Main using either Interactive, S or the 2D template.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP170 Volume Of Revolution

Find a volume of revolution in Main and graphically.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP171 Implicit Differentiation

Find the gradient at a point of an implicitly defined function in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP200 Three Actions Before Solving

Important actions that should be taken in Main before trying any of the activities in this section.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP201 Solving Equations Step By Step

Solve the equation 7x – 3 = 2x + 4 using a traditional step by step approach in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP202 Solving Equations With Solve

Solve the equation 7x – 3 = 2x + 4 using the solve command in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP204 Solving Quadratic Equations

Solving the quadratic equation x^2 + 6x + 5 = 0 with the solve command in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP206 Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations 2

Solve simultaneously the equations 2x – 3y = -1 and x + y = 7 using the 2D simultaneous template in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP207 Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations 3

Solve simultaneously the equations 2x – 3y = -1 and x + y = 7 using the Solve command in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP208 Rearranging Equations

How to express a as the subject of the equation t = 2a + 3b in Main.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP270 Use Of dSolve In Growth And Decay Problems

Use the differential equation solver with a simple growth and decay question.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP300 Graph and Table Settings

Important settings that should be taken in Graph & Table before trying any of the activities in this section.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP301 Graph a Linear Function 1 (Graph)

Graph y = 2x + 3 using the Graph & Table application, including setting the View Window.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP302 Graph a Linear Function 2 (Main)

Graph 3x + 2y =12 using the Main application, including use of Resize.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP303 Graph a Quadratic Function

Graph y = x^2 + 3x – 4 using the Graph & Table application, including setting the View Window.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP001 Welcome and Preview

A brief welcome to ClassPad II Help Series and a preview of some of the new features and apps that come with OS2

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP002 Setting Up Main

Settings in Main we recommend you should make to ensure your initial experience of Classpad and these help sheets is hassle free.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP005 Exploring the Keyboard

A guided tour of the most commonly used areas of the Classpad keyboard.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP006 Basic Editing in Main

Some basic editing methods in Main, including drag, cut, copy and paste.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP010 – Numeric Calculations

Some basic calculation techniques including evaluation of expressions and substitution.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP013 Simplifying Algebraic Fractions

Simplification and addition of algebraic fractions

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP014 HCF and LCM

Determine the Highest Common Factor or Lowest Common Multiple of two numbers.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

### CP040 Rounding

Rounding to a given number of decimal places or significant figures.

**Category:** 'How to' on Classpad/CAS

**Technology:** CLASSPAD 300/330, CLASSPAD FXCP400

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