$24.74

# STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 2

By Chandler, Smith, Chan Tack, Wendy Griffith, Kenneth Holder

US$ 24.74

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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 CSECÂ®. 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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