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The SS3 Mathematics lesson note for first term is in line with the 2024 SS3 Mathematics scheme of work for the term. This means the SS3 Mathematics lesson note is tailored towards achieving the aim and objective for the subject as mandated by the ministry of education.
Below is The Mathematics Scheme of work from which the Mathematics SS3 first term lesson note was drafted from:
SCHEME FIRST TERM
S S S 3
WEEK  TOPIC  CONTENT 
1  SURDS  (a) Meaning of rational and irrational numbers leading to the definition of surds. (b) the rules guiding the basic operation with surd i.e √a + √b ≠ √a + b ; √a – √b ≠ √a – b ;√a x √b = √a x b: √a ÷ √b = √a/b. (c) conjugates of a binomial surd using the idea of the difference of two squares (d) Application to solving triangles involving trigonometric ratios of special angles 30^{0}, 60^{0 }, and 45^{0 }. (e) Evaluation of expressions involving surds. 
2  MATRICES AND DETERMINANT 1  (a) Definition, order and notation of matrix. (b) Types of matrix. (c) Addition and subtraction of matrix. (d) Scalar multiplication of matrices 
3  MATRICES AND DETERMINANT 2  (a) Multiplication of matrices. (b) Transpose of a matrix. (c) Determinant of 2×2 and 3×3 matrices. (d) Application to solving simultaneous linear equations in two variables. 
4  LOGARITHM  (a) Revision of laws of indices. (b) Laws of logarithms. (c) Logarithmic equations. 
5  ARITHMETIC OF FINANCE  (a) Simple interest (revision). (b) Compound interest. (c) Depreciation. (d) Annuities. (e) Amortization. (f) Further use of logarithm table in problem involving: (i) Bonds and Debentures (ii) shares (iii) Rates (iv) Income tax (v) Value added Tax. 
6  SURFACE AREA AND VOLUME OF SPHERE  (a) Surface area of sphere. (b) Volume of sphere 
7  MIDTERM BREAK  
8  LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE  (a) Earth as a sphere. (b) Identification of: (i) North and South poles. (ii) Longitudes (iii) Latitudes (iv) Small circles and great circles. (v) Meridian and equator. (vi) Parallel of Latitude. (vii) Radius of parallel of latitude (viii) Radius of Earth. 
9  LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE  (a) Revision of: arc length of a curve. (b) Calculations of distance between two points on the earth; shortest distance between two points. (d) Nautical rules, time variation.

10  REVISION  
11  EXAMINATION 
BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES:
At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to understand the following concepts:
 Meaning of rational and irrational numbers leading to the definition of surds.
 conjugates of a binomial surd using the idea of the difference of two squares
 Application to solving triangles involving trigonometric ratios of special angles 30^{0}, 60^{0 }, and 45^{0 }.
 Definition, order and notation of matrix.
 Types of matrix.
 Addition and subtraction of matrix.
 Scalar multiplication of matrices
 Laws of logarithms.
 Logarithmic equations
 Simple interest .
 Compound interest.
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