# Mathematics syllabus for Jamb

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Hi Jambite, Its good news for those of you surfing the net in other to get access to mathematics syllabus for Jamb.
You see, the aim of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) syllabus in Mathematics is to prepare the
candidates for the Board's examination.
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The syllabus is designed to test the achievement of the course objectives which are to: acquire computational and
manipulative skills, develop precise, logical and formal reasoning skills, develop deductive skills in interpretation of
graphs, diagrams and data, apply mathematical concepts to resolve issues in daily living
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I have grouped the topics in Jamb(UTME) Mathematics syllabus into sections so that you can easily navigate to the one you are
interested in. I sincerely implore you to study the topics one by one and make sure you understand it very well
because Jamb would not set question that does not reflect in the syllabus. You see, your Jamb Mathematics syllabus
is just like a map that can help you navigate into success. Here are the table of content
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###### Table of Contents

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## SECTION I: Jamb syllabus for Mathematics - Number and Numeration

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###### 1. Number bases

- Operations in different number bases from 2 to 10
- conversion from one base to another including fractional partership
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###### 2. Fractions Decimals, Approximations and Percentages

- Fractions and decimals
- Significant figures
- Decimal places
- Percentage errors
- Simple interest
- Profit, and loss Percent
- Ratio, proportion and rate
- Shares and valued added tax (VAT)
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###### 3. Indices, Logarithms and surds

- Laws of Indices
- Equation involving Indices
- Standard form
- Laws of Logarithms
- Logarithm of any positive number to a given base
- changes of bases in logarithm and application
- relationship between indices and logarithm
- surds
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###### 4. Sets:

- Types of sets
- Algebra of sets
- Venn diagrams and their applications
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## SECTION II: Jamb syllabus for Mathematics - Algebra

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###### 1. Polynomials

- Change of subjects of formula
- multiplication and division of Polynomials
- factorization of polynomials of degree not exceeding 3
- roots of polynomials not exceeding degre 3;
- simultaneous equations including one linear one quadratic
- graphs of polynomials of degree not greater than 3
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###### 2. Variation

- Direct;
- Inverse;
- Joint;
- Partial;
- Percentage increase and decrease
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###### 3. Inequalities

- analytical and graphical solutions of linear Inequalities
- quadratic inequalities with integral roots only
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###### 4. Progression

- nth term of a progression
- sum of A.P and G.p
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###### 5. Binary Operations

- Properties of closure, commutativity, associativity and distributivity
- identity and inverse elements (simple cases only)
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###### 6. Matrices and determinants

- algebra of matrices not exceeeding 3 $\times$ 3;
- determinants of matrices not exceeding 3 $\times$ 3;
- inverse of 2 $\times$ 2 matrices [excluding quadratic and higher degree equations]
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## SECTION III: Jamb syllabus for Mathematics - Geometry/Trigonometry

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###### 1. Euclidean Geometry

- Properties of angles and lines
- Polygons: triangles, quadrilaterals and general Polygons
- Circles: angles properties, cyclic quadrilaterals and intersecting Chlorides
- construction
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###### 2. Mensuration

- Lengths and areas of plane geometrical figures
- Lengths of arcs and chords of a circle
- Perimeters and areas of sectors and segments of Circles
- Surface areas and volumes of simple solids and composite figures
- The earth as a sphere: longitudes and laitudes
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###### Loci

- Locus in 2 dimensions based on geometric principles relating to lines and curves
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###### Coordinate Geometry

- Midpoint and gradient of a line segments
- Distance between two points;
- Parallel and perpendicular lines
- Equations of straight lines
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###### 5. Trigonometry

- Trigonometrical ratios of angles
- Angles of elevation and depression
- Bearings
- Areas and solutions of triangle
- Graphs of sine and cosine
- Sine and Cosine formulae
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## SECTION IV: Jamb syllabus for Mathematics - Calculus

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###### 1. Differentiation

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- limit of a function
- Differentiation of explicit algebraic and simple trigonometrical function- sine, cosine and tangent
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###### 2. Application of Differentiation

- Rate of change
- Maxima and minima
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###### 3. Integration

- Intetration of explicit algebraic and simple trigonometrical functions
- Area under the curve
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## SECTION V: Jamb syllabus for Mathematics - Statistics

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###### 1. Representation of data

- Frequency distribution
- Histogram, bar chart and pie chart
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###### 2. Measures of Location

- Mean, mode and median of ungrouped and grouped data - (simple cases only)\
- Cummulative frequency
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###### 3. Measures of Dispersion

- Range, mean deviation, variance and standard deviation
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###### 4. Permutation and Combinations

- Linear and circular arrangements
- Arrangements involving repeated objects
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###### 5. Probability

- Experimental probability (tossing of coin, throwing of a dice etc)
- Addition and multiplicatoin of probabilities (mutual and independent cases)
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**“2025 Topic based syllabus for jamb(UTME) Mathematics“.**paragraph