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.
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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Surds and indices (AS) | |
Quadratic functions (AS) | Plot y=ax^{2}+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 |
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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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) | |
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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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 |
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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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 Rcos(θ−α) |
Further Differentiation | Differentiating trigonometric functions |
Integration | Gradient of tangent to y=lnx |
Parametric equations | Tangents to parametric curves |
Vectors | |
Differential equations | |
Numerical methods | Change of sign Fixed point iterations Newton Raphson |
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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Probability | |
Probability distributions | The Normal Distribution |
Hypothesis testing | |
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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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.
Topic | Classroom tasks |
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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 |