Mathematics is a core subject that plays a vital role in shaping logical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

In this article, you explore the detailed scheme of work for SSS 2 Mathematics, covering essential topics like logarithms, quadratic equations, and statistics.

Each term’s topics are strategically outlined to ensure a thorough understanding of key mathematical concepts.

Additionally, recommended textbooks are provided to further support learning throughout the academic session.

## SSS 2 MATHEMATICS First Term Scheme of Work

**Week 1: Logarithm of Numbers Less Than 1**

- Definition of logarithms
- Characteristics and mantissa
- Logarithms of decimal numbers

**Week 2: Theory of Logarithms**

- Logarithmic functions
- Properties of logarithms
- Change of base formula

**Week 3: Surds**

- Definition and types of surds
- Simplifying surds
- Operations on surds

**Week 4: Sequence and Series**

- Arithmetic progression (AP)
- Sum of AP
- Geometric progression (GP)

**Week 5: Sequence and Series (cont’d)**

- Sum of GP
- Applications of AP and GP

**Week 6: Quadratic Equation**

- Solving quadratic equations by factorization
- Completing the square method
- Quadratic formula

**Week 7: Mid-Term Break**

**Week 8: Quadratic Equation (cont’d)**

- Roots of quadratic equations
- Nature of roots
- Word problems leading to quadratic equations

**Week 9: Simultaneous, Linear and Quadratic Equations**

- Solving simultaneous linear equations
- Solving simultaneous linear and quadratic equations

**Week 10: Graphical Solutions of Linear and Quadratic**

- Plotting graphs of linear equations
- Plotting graphs of quadratic equations
- Interpretation of graphs

**Week 11: Revision**

**Week 12: Examination**

**Week 13: Closing**

## SSS 2 MATHEMATICS Second Term Scheme of Work

**Week 1: Linear Inequalities**

- Introduction to inequalities
- Solving linear inequalities
- Representing solutions on number lines

**Week 2: Graph of Linear Inequalities**

- Plotting linear inequalities on graphs
- Shading regions for solutions

**Week 3: Algebraic Fractions**

- Simplifying algebraic fractions
- Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of algebraic fractions
- Undefined fraction

**Week 4: Chords**

- Definition of chords
- Properties of chords in a circle

**Week 5: Chords (cont’d)**

- Theorems involving chords
- Applications of chord theorems

**Week 6: Trigonometry**

- Introduction to trigonometric ratios
- Sine, cosine, and tangent functions

**Week 7: Mid-Term Break**

**Week 8: Trigonometry (cont’d)**

- Solving right-angled triangles
- Applications of trigonometry in real-life problems

**Week 9: Bearing and Distance**

- Definition of bearing
- Calculating distances using bearings

**Week 10: Gradient of a Curve**

- Definition of gradient
- Calculating the gradient of a curve at a point

**Week 11: Revision**

**Week 12: Examination**

**Week 13: Closing**

## SSS 2 MATHEMATICS Third Term Scheme of Work

**Week 1: Statistics**

- Definition and types of statistics
- Collection of data
- Representation of data

**Week 2: Statistics (cont’d)**

- Interpreting statistical data
- Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode

**Week 3: Statistics (cont’d)**

- Measures of dispersion: range, variance, standard deviation
- Presentation of data in tables and graphs

**Week4: Probability**

- Definition of probability
- Probability rules and formulas

**Week 5: Probability (cont’d)**

- Solving probability problems
- Independent and dependent events

**Week 6: Logical Reasoning**

- Introduction to logical reasoning
- Propositional logic

**Week 7: Mid-Term Break**

**Week 8: Logical Reasoning (cont’d)**

- Logical connectives
- Truth tables

**Week 9: Gradient of a Curve**

- Revision on the concept of gradient
- Advanced applications of gradient

**Week 10: Trigonometry**

- Revision on the trigonometric functions
- Advanced applications of trigonometry

**Week 11: Revision**

**Week 12: Examination**

**Week 13: Closing**

## SSS 2 MATHEMATICS Recommended Textbook

- New General Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools 2 – M. F. Macrae, A.O. Kalejaiye, M.E. Addo-Ayensu
- Further Mathematics Project 2 – A. O. Adetula, O. Channon, A. Trim

## RECAP

As you move through the SSS 2 Mathematics scheme of work, you encounter a diverse range of topics designed to challenge your understanding.

From logarithms and surds in the first term to the exploration of linear inequalities and trigonometry in the second, the curriculum builds progressively.

The third term introduces the statistical concepts that shape real-world applications, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of mathematics.

With the support of recommended textbooks, each topic is structured to enhance your problem-solving abilities and prepare you for more advanced concepts in further levels.

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