 \$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 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.

• 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
• 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
• 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
• Index
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