Third Term Mathematics Scheme of work for JSS3/BASIC 9

Third Term JSS 3 Mathematics Curriculum for Junior secondary school In Nigeria – scheme

Lagos State Ministry of Education Curriculum for Mathematics jss 3 Third Term


  1. Revision of First term’s work
  2. Methods of solving simultaneous Linear Equations in one or Two Variables

Elimination, Substitution and Graphical Methods

  • Methods of solving simultaneous Equation.

Application of Linear Equation

Graphical Method continued

  • Statistics II

Application of measure of central tendency on relevant current issues

Data collection from info on drug Abuse, voters Register, Producers (workers), consumers (children, aged etc)

Importance of data on drug.  Abuse, HIV patients, Voters Register, Producers, consumers etc

The use of the statistical tools such as measures of central tendency in Drug abuse, voting and other related activities.

  • Variation

Concept and meaning

Types of variation with examples Direct, Inverse, Joint, and Partial.

6.         Variation (continued)

            Joint and Partial Variation on simple exercises

            More exercise in the various types of variation

7.         Revision

8.         Trigonometric ratio of angles

            Sine, cosine, tangent of acute angles

            Application of trigonometrically ratios to solve problems on angles and sides of a

9.         Angles of elevation and depression

            Clinometers to measure distances.

10.       Bearing and Distances.

            Concept of bearing and distances

            Taking of bearing

            Instrumental for taking bearing

            Scale drawing

11 – 13            Revision & Examination

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