STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 2
$21.24

STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 2

By Chandler, Smith, Chan Tack, Wendy Griffith, Kenneth Holder
US$ 21.24
Book Description

STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 1 has been revised and updated to address the demands of mathematics syllabuses in the region and provide students with a firm foundation for success at CSEC®. STP Caribbean Mathematics makes mathematics relevant for students by providing real-life context and plenty of opportunity to practise key mathematical skills and concepts. It introduces topics in a clear, accessible and thorough manner - and its focus on the core
aspects of mathematics help to reinforce the textbook's accuracy and rigour. This title also includes answers to all the activities.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Working with numbers
    • Working with integers
    • Laws of numbers
    • The identity element
    • The inverse element
    • Closure
    • Changing between fractions, decimals and percentages
    • Positive indices
    • Multiplying numbers written in index form
    • Dividing numbers written in index form
    • Mixed questions on indices
    • Standard form
    • Changing numbers into standard form
    • Approximations: whole numbers
    • Approximations: decimals
    • Significant figures
    • Rough estimates
    • Calculations: multiplication and division
    • Mixed exercises
  • 2 Number bases
    • Denary system (base ten)
    • Base five
    • Other bases
    • Addition, subtraction and multiplication
    • Harder examples
    • Binary numbers
    • Mixed exercises
  • 3 Algebra
    • Equations
    • Equations with letter terms on both sides
    • Equations containing like terms
    • Brackets
    • Directed numbers
    • Formulae
    • Substituting numerical values into a formula
    • Problems
    • Expressions, equations and formulae
    • Mixed exercises
  • 4 Inequalities
    • Inequality notation
    • Using a number line to illustrate inequalities
    • Solving inequalities
    • Using set builder notation
  • 5 Sets
    • Set notation
    • Finite, infinite, equal and empty sets
    • Universal sets
    • Subsets
    • Venn diagrams
    • Union and intersection of two sets
    • Simple problems involving Venn diagrams
    • Complement of a set
    • Using algebra and Venn diagrams to solve problems
  • 6 Relations
    • Relations
    • Domain and range
    • Mapping diagrams
    • Types of relation
    • Using tables
    • Equations
  • REVIEW TEST 1 : CHAPTERS 1–6
  • 7 Coordinate geometry
    • Plotting points using positive coordinates
    • Negative coordinates
    • Straight lines
    • The equation of a straight line
    • Plotting the graph of a given equation
    • Gradient of a straight line
    • Lines that do not pass through the origin
    • Lines parallel to the axes
    • Illustrating inequalities in the Cartesian plane
  • 8 Reflections and translations
    • Transformations
    • Line symmetry
    • Two or more lines of symmetry
    • Reflections
    • Finding the mirror line
    • Construction of the mirror line
    • Vectors
    • Representing vectors
    • Capital letter notation
    • Translations
    • Using vectors to describe translations
  • 9 Measurement
    • Units of length
    • Units of mass
    • Conversion graphs
  • 10 Circles: circumference and area
    • Diameter, radius and circumference
    • Introducing π
    • Calculating the circumference
    • Problems
    • Finding the radius of a circle given the circumference
    • The area of a circle
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercises
  • 11 Volume and capacity
    • Volume
    • Cubic units
    • Volume of a cuboid
    • Changing units of volume
    • Capacity
    • Nets
    • Mixed units
    • Problems involving cuboids
    • Volume of a prism
    • Volume of a cylinder
    • Compound shapes
    • Mixed exercises
  • REVIEW TEST 2: CHAPTERS 7–11
  • 12 Ratio and proportion
    • Simplifying ratios
    • Relative sizes
    • Problems
    • Finding missing quantities
    • Problems
    • Division in a given ratio
    • Map ratio (or representative fraction)
    • Proportion
    • Speed, time and distance
    • Calculating the time taken
    • Average speed
    • Finding distance from a graph
    • Drawing travel graphs
    • Information from a travel graph
    • Mixed exercises
  • 13 Consumer arithmetic
    • Percentage increase
    • Percentage decrease
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercise
    • Hire-purchase
    • Wages
    • Commission
    • Exchange rates
    • Telephone bills
    • Electricity: kilowatt-hours
    • Electricity bills
    • Mixed exercises
  • 14 Geometry
    • Parallel lines
    • Corresponding angles
    • Drawing parallel lines (using a protractor)
    • Problems involving corresponding angles
    • Using angle facts
    • Alternate angles
    • Problems involving alternate angles
    • Interior angles
    • The exterior angle of a triangle
    • Polygons
    • Regular polygons
    • Convex and concave polygons
    • Interior angles
    • Exterior angles
    • The sum of the exterior angles of a polygon
    • Mixed exercises
  • 15 Constructions
    • Angles and triangles
    • Constructing angles without using a protractor
    • To construct an angle of 60°
    • Bisecting angles
    • Construction of angles of 60°, 30°, 90°, 45°
    • To construct an angle equal to a given angle
    • Construction to bisect a line
    • Dropping a perpendicular from a point to a line
    • Constructing triangles
  • 16 Statistics
    • Pie charts
    • Interpreting pie charts
    • Mean, mode and median
    • Finding the mode from a frequency table
    • Finding the mean from a frequency table
    • Finding the median from a frequency table
    • Line graphs
    • Categorical data
    • Numerical data
    • Discrete and continuous data
    • Histograms
  • REVIEW TEST 3: CHAPTERS 12–16
  • REVIEW TEST 4: CHAPTERS 1–16
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Index
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