Class 7th Maths

Class 7th Maths

Negosentro | Class 7th Maths | Class 7th is a standard where young, budding minds are only starting to learn about the fundamentals of the subject of mathematics. They are taught about why one needs to learn about mathematics, the subdivision of the subject, and the purpose of learning the basics of each subdivision. Mathematics in class 7th is all about the usage of decimals, number system, integers, fractions, and algebraic expressions. Having clear concepts of these topics is essential for a strong foundation of the subject. Students who lack the habit of practicing from an early age often struggle in higher classes. One of the best ways to help eradicate exam anxiety and introduce more hours of practicing is getting the child enrolled for IMO maths Olympiads

Class 7th NCERT Syllabus

NCERT syllabus is curated by experts in the field of mathematics. These topics draw one’s attention to data management. Many of the chapters included in class 7th mathematics syllabus are a repetition of the ones already present in class 6th maths syllabus, this is to combat any slagging a student might have indulged in class 6th. This signifies the importance of all chapters in class 7th maths. Some of the major units are- 

Chapter 1-  Integers

This includes:

  1. Realization of the past lessons
  2. properties relating to additives and subtractions of integers
  3. multiplication of all integers 
  4. properties relating to the multiplications of integers 
  5. division of all integers
  6. properties relating to the division of integers

Chapter 2- Fractions and Decimals

This includes:

  1. how well have kids learned about fractions? 
  2. multiplication of all fractions
  3. division of all fractions
  4. how well have kids learned about decimal numbers?
  5. multiplication of all the decimal numbers
  6. division of all the decimal numbers

Chapter 3- Data Handling

This includes:

  1. collection of data
  2. organization of the given data
  3. representative values of data 
  4. arithmetic mean value
  5. mode value
  6. median value 
  7. usage of bar graphs for data with a different purpose
  8. chance and probability problems

Chapter 4- Simple Equations

This includes:

  1. setting up an equation
  2. review what we already know
  3. what are the equations?
  4. More about equations
  5. form solution into equation
  6. application of simple equations into practical situations and problems

Chapter 5- Lines and Angles

This includes:

  1. relation between angles
  2. pairs of lines
  3. checking of parallel lines and problems

Chapter 6- The Triangle and Its Properties

This includes:

  1. calculation of means of a triangle
  2. properties of altitudes of a triangle
  3. properties triangle’s given exterior and interior angles
  4. 2 special versions of triangles: equilateral and isosceles
  5. a calculating sum of the length of the two sides of any given triangle
  6. right-angled triangles and the applicable Pythagoras properties

Chapter 7- Congruence of Triangles

This includes:

  1. congruence of all given plane figures
  2. congruence among all line segments
  3. congruence between angles
  4. congruence between triangles
  5. criteria needed for congruence between triangles

Chapter 8- Comparing Quantities

This includes:

  1. equivalent ratios
  2. the percentage is another way of comparing different quantities
  3. usage of percentages
  4. prices of an item or buying and selling problems
  5. calculating simple interest 

Chapter 9- Rational Numbers

This includes:

  1. understanding the need for rational numbers
  2. what and why are rational numbers?
  3. positive and negatives of rational numbers
  4. rational numbers as on a number line
  5. rational numbers as in the standard form
  6. comparison of different rational numbers
  7. rational numbers between two or more rational numbers
  8. operations performed with rational numbers

Chapter 10- Practical Geometry

This includes:

  1. construction of parallel lines using a compass, using a point outside the line
  2. construction of different types of triangles
  3. construction of triangles when lengths of their three sides are known (sss criterion) 
  4. construction of triangles when the lengths of their two sides and the measurement of the angles between them are known (SAS criterion)
  5. constructions of triangles as the given information is a measurement of two of their angles and the lengths of their sides included among them 
  6. constriction of a right-angle triangle when the length of one of the legs and its hypotenuse is given (RHS criterion)

Chapter 11- Perimeter and Area

This includes:

  1. areas of squares and rectangles
  2. areas of parallelograms
  3. areas of triangles
  4. circles and properties
  5. conversions of imperial units
  6. applications and theorems

Chapter 12- Algebraic Expressions

This includes

  1. why are expressions formed?
  2. terms of a given expression
  3. like and unlike terms
  4. properties of monomials, binomials, trinomials, and polynomials
  5. additions and subtractions of given algebraic expressions
  6. finding the value of any expression
  7. using algebraic expressions including their formulas and rules

Chapter 13- Exponents and Power

This includes:

  1. exponents and problems
  2. laws of all exponents
  3. miscellaneous examples and questions using the laws of given exponents
  4. understanding decimal number system
  5. how to express large numbers in the standard form?

How to prepare class 7th students for Olympiads?

Maths is a subject where a good, well-experienced mentor can make all the difference in influencing the student’s level of interest. If the child has a good teacher who explains the concepts with examples of a real-life situation, the child is going to be invested. Practicing on the regular is also important as maths as a subject cannot be just read like a storybook-like history. 

Another way to eliminate procrastination and boost drive in students is to get them enrolled for prestigious Olympiads. These olympiads not only give motivation for students to know their subject better but also prepare them for more difficult and time-bound entrance exams they might have to appear for after their 12th.

IMO, International Maths Olympiad is a great opportunity for students to understand the variety of questions that come in competitive exams. These Olympiads hold a lot of value and add importance to one’s academic achievements as well. To prepare for such examinations, kids should focus on keeping notes, indulge in regular revision, and practice previous year question papers. One can find Class 7 IMO Question Paper 2012 to prepare for the coming examination this year online. IMO also prints books for kid’s reference. Exams like these also teach time management, a skill they’ll find extremely useful in their future for pursuing higher studies.  


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