JAMB Mathematics Syllabus
1. JAMB Number Bases
- Conversion between number bases (binary, decimal, octal, hexadecimal)
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in different number bases
2. JAMB Fractions, Decimals, and Approximations
- Operations with fractions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
- Conversion between fractions and decimals
- Rounding off and approximation of decimal numbers
3. JAMB Percentages
- Calculation of percentages
- Percentage increase and decrease
- Application of percentages in real-life scenarios
4. JAMB Simple & Compound Interest
- Calculation of simple interest
- Calculation of compound interest
- Application of interest in financial situations
5. JAMB Profit and Loss
- Calculation of profit and loss
- Mark-up and discount calculations
- Application of profit and loss in business scenarios
6. JAMB Ratio & Proportion
- Calculation of ratios and proportions
- Direct and inverse proportion
- Application of ratios and proportions in problem-solving
7. JAMB Shares and Valued Added Tax
- Calculation of shares and dividends
- Understanding value-added tax (VAT)
- Application of shares and VAT in business scenarios
8. JAMB Indices & Surds
- Laws of indices
- Simplification of surds
- Solving equations involving surds
9. JAMB Logarithm
- Definition and properties of logarithms
- Solving logarithmic equations
- Application of logarithms in real-life situations
10. JAMB Sets
- Understanding sets and set operations
- Union, intersection, and complement of sets
- Venn diagrams to represent sets
11. JAMB Venn Diagrams
- Application of Venn diagrams in solving problems
- Syllogism and logical reasoning using Venn diagrams
12. JAMB Polynomials
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of polynomials
- Factorization of polynomials
- Solution of polynomial equations
13. JAMB Variation
- Direct and inverse variation
- Joint and combined variation
- Application of variation in real-life situations
14. JAMB Inequalities
- Solving linear and quadratic inequalities
- Graphical representation of inequalities
- Application of inequalities in problem-solving
15. JAMB Progressions (A.P. & G.P.)
- Arithmetic progression (A.P.)
- Geometric progression (G.P.)
- Application of progressions in number patterns and sequences
16. JAMB Binary Operations
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in binary system
- Binary representation of numbers and logical operations
17. JAMB Matrices and Determinants
- Operations with matrices (addition, subtraction, multiplication)
- Determinants and their properties
- Application of matrices and determinants in solving equations
18. JAMB Angles and Lines
- Properties of angles and lines
- Types of angles and their measurements
- Application of angles and lines in geometry
19. JAMB Polygons
- Classification and properties of polygons
- Calculation of interior and exterior angles
- Application of polygons in geometry and real-world scenarios
20. JAMB Circles
- Properties of circles
- Calculation of arc length, sector area, and circumference
- Application of circles in geometry and trigonometry
21. JAMB Mensuration
- Calculation of area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes
- Application of mensuration in real-life situations
22. JAMB Locus
- Definition and properties of locus
- Construction of locus using geometric principles
- Application of locus in problem-solving
23. JAMB Coordinate Geometry
- Cartesian coordinates and plotting points
- Distance and midpoint formula
- Application of coordinate geometry in graphing and problem-solving
24. JAMB Trigonometry
- Trigonometric ratios (sine, cosine, tangent)
- Solving trigonometric equations
- Application of trigonometry in geometry and physics
25. JAMB Differentiation & Its Applications
- Differentiation rules and techniques
- Application of differentiation in finding rates of change and optimization problems
26. JAMB Integration & Its Applications
- Integration rules and techniques
- Application of integration in finding areas and volumes
27. JAMB Statistics
- Data collection and presentation
- Measures of central tendency and dispersion
- Application of statistics in analyzing and interpreting data
28. JAMB Permutation and Combination
- Calculation of permutations and combinations
- Application of permutations and combinations in counting and probability
29. JAMB Probability
- Basic concepts of probability
- Calculation of probabilities of events
- Application of probability in real-life situations
30. JAMB Previous Year Questions: Mathematics
- Review of previous year JAMB questions
- Practice solving JAMB Mathematics questions
Note: This syllabus is meant to guide candidates preparing for the JAMB Mathematics examination. It covers a wide range of topics and concepts that are necessary for success in the exam. Candidates are advised to study the topics thoroughly and practice solving related problems to enhance their understanding and performance.
This course is helpful for the following exams: JAMB