Grade 10: Maths & Maths Lit practice papers and study guides


* Updated October 2018

We have compiled some study guides, practice papers and textbooks you can download for free to help your Grade 10 to prepare for the exams. Many private publishers also have great resources for Grade 10s, at a price, but it could be worth investing in. See below for links to them.

Here are the free ones.

Grade 10 common papers: Maths & Maths Lit

2017 Mathematics Common Papers:

2017 Mathematics Paper 1

2017 Mathematics Paper 1 Memorandum

2017 Mathematics Paper 2

2017 Mathematics Paper 2 Answer Book

2017 Mathematics Paper 2 Memorandum

2016 Mathematics Common Papers:

2016 Mathematics Paper 1

2016 Mathematics Paper 1 Memorandum

2016 Mathematics Paper 2

2016 Mathematics Paper 2 Answer Book

2016 Mathematics Paper 2 Memorandum

2015 Mathematics Common Papers

2015 Mathematics Paper 1

2015 Mathematics Paper 1 Memorandum

2015 Mathematics Paper 2

2015 Mathematics Paper 2 Answer Book

2015 Mathematics Paper 2 Memorandum

Via Afrika

Grade 10 study guides: Maths & Maths Lit

Via Afrika has made these Grade 10 study guides available to you to download. Click on the links below to download.

Grade 10 Mathematics

Grade 10 Mathematics Literacy

Graad 10 Wiskunde Geletterdheid (Afrikaans)

Published with kind permission from Via Afrika. 

To see the full catalogue available for purchase check out the Via Afrika website.

Everything Maths by Siyavula 

Grade 10 textbooks and teacher's guides: Maths & Maths Lit

Everything Maths by Siyavula has made these Grade 10 textbooks and teacher's guides available to you to download. Click on the links below to download.

Grade 10 Mathematics textbook (English)

Grade 10 Mathematics textbook (Afrikaans)

grade10 siyavula maths afikaans learners free text

Grade 10 Maths Lit textbook (Afrikaans)

grade10 siyavula maths lit afrikaans learners

Grade 10 Mathematics teacher's guide (English)

Grade 10 Mathematics teacher's guide (Afrikaans)

Published under Creative Commons CC-BY-ND licensing, Siyavula's textbooks and teacher's guides are made in partnership with Standard Bank, the Shuttleworth Foundation, the PSG Group and the Omidyar Network. The material is aligned with the CAPS curriculum and is endorsed by the Department of Basic Education.

To see the full catalogue available for purchase check out the Siyavula website.

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