Examples of connections


Competence aims after year 8

  • use
    powers and square roots in exploration and problem solving, and argue for approaches and results
  • develop
    and communicate strategies for mental arithmetic in calculations
  • explore
    and describe
    prime number factorisation and use
    it while calculating with fractions
  • explore
    rules of algebra
  • describe
    and generalise patterns in one’s own words and algebraically
  • create and solve problems related to compound units of measurement
  • make and explain mathematical expressions with numbers, variables and constants related to practical situations
  • create, solve and explain equations related to practical situations
  • explore
    , explain and compare
    functions related to practical situations
  • represent functions in different ways and show the relationships between the representations
  • explore
    how algorithms can be created, tested and improved by means of programming

Formative assessment