## Did you know 1 out of every 6 students failed their math 10 provincial exam?

##### No worries! Here’s a study guide on how you can get ready and a good grade in the exam.

10 must-know facts about BC math 10 provincial exams

1. All students who are in grade 10 and live in British Columbia are all required to take the provincial exams.
2. BC provincial exams actually take place in almost two months.
3. About one third of the students only got a C- or even fail their math 10 provincial exam! (Better start studying for the exams early).
4. Don’t memorize all the formulas and equations! You will be provided with data pages during the exam.
5. Only dedicated calculators are allowed and must be inspected by a teacher before the exam. (Check out the Calculator Policy for detail.)
6. You can check you marks on EdAccess with your Personal Education Number (PEN) on the Ministry of Education website.
7. The mark from provincial exam is worth 20% of your Math 10 final mark.
8. Students can rewrite the provincial exams only once after 12 months of writing it the first time. After the second attempt, the student needs to retake the course so that he/she can rewrite the exam again.
9. If you have taken the exam more than one time, the Ministry of Education will only take whichever mark is higher.
10. If you have questions about the mark, you can request a re-marking through your school office.

How will it look like?

 Types of Questions No. of Questions Time-allowed Worth Calculator permitted (Y/N) Part A Multiple-choice 12 40 minutes 20% N Part B Multiple-choice 42 75 minutes 70% Y Part C Numeric-response 6 15 minutes 10% Y

*You will also be given data pages. (So you don’t need to memorize all the formulas!)

What will it cover?

 Topics No. of Questions A: Measurement 15 B: Algebra and Number 18 C: Relations and Functions 27

## A: Measurement

### A1 – Linear Measurement

• What are SI and imperial units
• estimate strategies
• measurement strategies, use instruments like rulers, calipers and measuring tape.

## B: Algebra and Number

### B2 – Understanding of irrational numbers

• Represent, identify and simplify irrational numbers
• Order irrational numbers

## C: Relations and Functions

### C4 – Describe and represent linear relations:

• Identify the independent and dependent variables
• Determine if a situation, a table of values, an equation or a graph represents a linear relation
• Graph a set of ordered pairs
• Match corresponding representations of linear relations

### C8 – Use function notation to express a linear function

• Write the equation of a linear relation in two variable or function notation
• Find the domain and range
• Graph an equation in function notation

### C9 – Solve problems related to linear equations

Want to watch more? Check out the entire package of Math 10 provincial exam practice questions on YouTube.