# CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Maths for Academic year 2020-2021

Maths is a subject that needs a lot of practice, memorisation of formulas and a clear understanding of concepts. It is a scoring subject for students of Class 10 if they practice it on a regular basis. CBSE syllabus for Class 10 Maths for the academic year 2020-2021 includes topics such as number systems, algebra, coordinate geometry, etc. All the units mentioned in the CBSE 10th Maths syllabus is important because the final question paper is prepared as per the syllabus. It also provides information about marks weightage, practicals, assignments, projects, etc.

### CBSE Class 10 Maths Course Structure with Unit-Wise Marks Distribution

Units | Unit Name | Marks |

I | NUMBER SYSTEMS | 06 |

II | ALGEBRA | 20 |

III | COORDINATE GEOMETRY | 06 |

IV | GEOMETRY | 15 |

V | TRIGONOMETRY | 12 |

VI | MENSURATION | 10 |

VII | STATISTICS & PROBABILTY | 11 |

Total | 80 |

CHAPTER | TOPICS REMOVED |

UNIT I-NUMBER SYSTEMS | |

REAL NUMBERS | Euclid’s division lemma |

UNIT II-ALGEBRA | |

POLYNOMIALS | Statement and simple problems on division algorithm for polynomials with real coefficients. |

PAIR OF LINEAR EQUATIONS IN TWO VARIABLES | Cross multiplication method |

QUADRATIC EQUATIONS | Situational problems based on equations reducible to quadratic equations |

ARITHMETIC PROGRESSIONS | Application in solving daily life problems based on sum to n terms |

UNIT III-COORDINATE GEOMETRY | |

COORDINATE GEOMETRY | Area of a triangle. |

UNIT IV-GEOMETRY | |

TRIANGLES | Proof of the following theorems are deleted The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the ratio of the squares of their corresponding sides. In a triangle, if the square on one side is equal to sum of the squares on the other two sides, the angle opposite to the first side is a right angle. |

CIRCLES | No deletion |

CONSTRUCTIONS | Construction of a triangle similar to a given triangle. |

UNIT V- TRIGONOMETRY | |

INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRY | motivate the ratios whichever are defined at 0o and 90o |

TRIGONOMETRIC IDENTITIES | Trigonometric ratios of complementary angles. |

HEIGHTS AND DISTANCES | No deletion |

UNIT VI-MENSURATION | |

AREAS RELATED TO CIRCLES | Problems on central angle of 120° |

SURFACE AREAS AND VOLUMES | Frustum of a cone. |

UNIT VI-STATISTICS & PROBABILITY | |

STATISTICS | Step deviation Method for finding the mean Cumulative Frequency graph |

PROBABILITY | No deletion |

### CBSE Syllabus for Class 10 Standard Maths with Marking Scheme

As students can see in the table below, the CBSE 10th maths syllabus is divided into 7 units. The marks weightage for each unit is also indicated in the table.

### CBSE 10th Maths Question Paper Design 2020-21

Topology of Questions | Total Marks | % Weightage (Approx.) |

Remembering: Exhibit memory of previously learned material by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts, and answers.
| 60 | 75 |

Applying: Solve problems to new situations by applying acquired knowledge, facts, techniques and rules in a different way. | 12 | 15 |

Analysing:Examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes. Make inferences and find evidence to support generalizations. Evaluating: Present and defend opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas, or quality of work based on a set of criteria.Creating: Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions. | 8 | 10 |

Total | 80 | 100 |

### CBSE Class 10 Maths Internal Assessment Process

Here is the marking scheme of Maths Class 10 internal assessment exam.

Internal Assessment | Marks |

Pen Paper Test and Multiple Assessment (5+5) | 10 |

Portfolio | 05 |

Lab Practical | 05 |

Total | 20 |

To practice more questions download the CBSE Sample Papers for class 10 Maths.