**ICSE Mathematics Class 9 Syllabuses**

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**There will be one paper of two and a half hours duration carrying 80 marks and Internal Assessment of 20 marks. The paper will be divided into two sections, Section I (40 marks), Section II (40 marks). Section I: will consist of compulsory short answer questions. Section II: Candidates will be required to answer four out of seven questions. The solution of a question may require the knowledge of more than one branch of the syllabus.**

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**Pure Arithmetic**Rational and Irrational Numbers Rational, irrational numbers as real numbers, their place in the number system. Surds and rationalization of surds. Simplifyingan expression by rationalizing the denominator.

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**Commercial Mathematics**Compound Interest (a)Compound interest as a repeated Simple Interest computation with a growing Principal. Use of this in computing Amount over a period of 2 or 3 years.

(b)Use of formula = (1 + ) n . Finding CIUsing the formula to find one quantity§ Interest compounded half-yearl…