Student Tasks: Casio

These student tasks for using Casio graphical calculators have been trialled with the teachers from the MEI/Casio Teacher Network. The tasks have been improved based on their feedback.

AS/A level Mathematics: Pure Mathematics (AS)

Topic Classroom tasks
Surds and indices (AS)
Quadratic functions (AS) Plot y=ax2+bx+c in modify mode and vary a, b and c.
Equations and inequalities (AS) Intersection of a line and a curve
Quadratic inequalities
Coordinate geometry (AS) Perpendicular lines
Trigonometry (AS) Solution of trig equations
Polynomials (AS) The Factor Theorem
Graphs and transformations (AS) Functions - Transformations
The binomial expansion (AS)
Differentiation (AS) Exploring the gradient on a curve
Gradient graphs
Introduction to Stationary Points
Integration (AS) Area under a curve
Vectors (AS)
Exponentials and logarithms (AS) Gradients of tangents to the exponential function
Reduction to linear form

AS/A level Mathematics: Statistics (AS)

Topic Classroom tasks
Data collection (AS)
Data processing, presentation and interpretation (AS) Basic statistics and charts
Probability (AS)
The binomial distribution (AS) The Binomial Distribution
Statistical hypothesis testing using the binomial distribution (AS)

AS/A level Mathematics: Mechanics (AS)

Topic Classroom tasks
Kinematics (AS) Constant Acceleration Equations and Graphs
Forces and Newton’s laws of motion (AS) Forces In Equilibrium*
Newton's Second Law in One Dimension*
Variable acceleration (AS) Variable Acceleration – Differentiation
Variable Acceleration – Integration

AS/A level Mathematics: Pure Mathematics (Full A level only)

Topic Classroom tasks
Trigonometry Trig equations in radians
Sequences and series Sum of an AP
Sum of a GP
Functions The Modulus Function
Inverse functions
Differentiation Points of inflection
Trigonometric functions
Algebra Partial Fractions
Trigonometry identities Double Angle formulae
Further Differentiation Differentiating trigonometric functions
Integration Gradient of tangent to y=lnx
Parametric equations Tangents to parametric curves
Differential equations
Numerical methods Change of sign
Fixed point iterations
Newton Raphson

AS/A level Mathematics: Statistics (Full A level only)

Topic Classroom tasks
Probability distributions The Normal Distribution
Hypothesis testing

AS/A level Mathematics: Mechanics (Full A level only)

Climbing a Ladder
Topic Classroom tasks
Kinematics Intersecting Paths
Force and motion Connected Particles*
Newton’s Second Law in Two-Dimensions*
Resultant Vectors 1*
Resultant Vectors 2*
Resolving Vectors 1*
Resolving Vectors 2*
Moments Moments*
Moments and Equilibrium*
Projectiles The Maximum Range of a Projectile
Velocity and Acceleration of a Projectile*
Friction The Friction Law*

*Task requiring a program to be loaded onto the calculator.

AS/A level Further Mathematics: Further Pure

Topic Classroom tasks
Complex Numbers Complex Numbers: Roots of Quadratic Equations
Roots of equations Roots of polynomial equations
Matrices Matrices: Determinants and inverse of 2 × 2 matrices
Matrices: Determinants and inverse of 3 × 3 matrices
Polar curves Polar curves
Series Summation of simple finite series
3D vector geometry Vector Geometry: Intersection of a line and a plane in 3D
Curve sketching Rational Functions