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