STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 3
$21.24

STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 3

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
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Making sure of arithmetic
    • Prime numbers
    • Factors
    • Prime factors
    • Multiples
    • Sieve of Eratosthenes
    • Squares
    • Multiplying a string of numbers
    • Names for numbers
    • Addition and subtraction of fractions
    • Multiplication of fractions
    • Reciprocals
    • Division by a fraction
    • Decimal fractions
    • Interchanging decimals and fractions
    • Recurring decimals
    • Addition and subtraction of decimals
    • Multiplication of decimals
    • Division by decimals
    • Relative sizes
    • Indices
    • Laws of indices
    • Zero and negative indices
    • Standard form (scientific notation)
    • Approximations (decimal places and significant figures)
    • Base 2 and base 3 numbers
    • Mixed exercises
  • 2 Areas
    • Areas of familiar shapes
    • Areas of compound shapes
    • Area of a trapezium
    • Shapes that have equal areas
  • 3 Arc length and area of the sector of a circle
    • The length of an arc
    • The area of a sector of a circle
  • 4 Prisms and pyramids
    • Making solids from nets
    • Prisms
    • Surface area of a prism
    • Pyramids
    • Net for a pyramid
    • Volume of a pyramid
    • Surface area of a pyramid
    • Volume of a cylinder
    • Curved surface area of a cylinder
    • Volume of a cone
    • Surface area of a cone
    • Mixed exercise
  • 5 Enlargements
    • Enlargements
    • Centre of enlargement
    • Scale factors
    • Finding an image under enlargement
    • Fractional scale factors
  • 6 Scale drawing
    • Scale drawing
    • Accurate drawing with scaled down measurements
    • Scale drawings without measurements
    • Map ratio (or representative fraction)
    • Angles of elevation
    • Angles of depression
    • Enlargement and the effect on areas and volumes
    • Volumes and scale factor
    • Mixed exercises
  • 7 Congruent triangles
    • The basic facts
    • Congruent shapes
    • Transformations and congruent figures
    • Congruent triangles
    • Three pairs of sides
    • Two angles and a side
    • Two sides and an angle
    • Problems
    • Using congruent triangles
    • Properties of parallelograms
    • Using properties of special quadrilaterals
  • Review test 1: Chapters 1–7
  • 8 Similarity
    • Similar figures
    • Similar triangles
    • Corresponding vertices
    • Using the scale factor to find a missing length
    • Corresponding sides
    • One pair of equal angles and two pairs of sides
    • Summary: similar triangles
    • Mixed exercise
  • 9 Pythagoras’ theorem
    • Squares and square roots
    • Pythagoras’ theorem
    • Finding the hypotenuse
    • The 3, 4, 5 triangle
    • Finding one of the shorter sides
    • Mixed examples
    • Pythagoras’ theorem using areas
    • Finding lengths in an isosceles triangle
    • Finding the distance of a chord from the centre of a circle
    • Problems using Pythagoras’ theorem
    • The converse of Pythagoras’ theorem
    • Mixed exercises
  • 10 Trigonometry
    • Tangent of an angle
    • Using a calculator
    • Finding an angle
    • Finding a side
    • Using the hypotenuse
    • The sine of an angle
    • The cosine of an angle
    • Summary
    • Sines, cosines and tangents
    • Finding the hypotenuse
    • Angles of elevation and depression
    • Mixed exercise
  • 11 Polygons
    • Polygons
    • The exterior angle of a regular polygon
    • The sum of the interior angles of a polygon
    • Formula for the sum of the interior angles
    • Mixed problems
    • Pattern-making with regular polygons
  • 12 Constructions
    • Basic constructions
    • To construct a line parallel to a given line through a given point
    • The rhombus
    • Properties of the diagonals of a rhombus
    • Circle constructions
    • To construct the circumcircle to a given triangle
    • Constructing regular polygons
    • Mixed exercises
  • 13 Consumer arithmetic
    • Percentage change
    • Earnings
    • Taxes
    • Property tax
    • Saving and borrowing
    • Telephone bills
    • Electricity bills
    • Mixed exercise
  • 14 Simultaneous equations
    • Equations with two unknown quantities
    • Elimination method
    • Harder elimination
    • Mixed questions
    • Special cases
    • Substitution method
    • Problems
    • Graphical solutions of simultaneous equations
    • Mixed exercise
  • Review test 2: Chapters 8–14
  • 15 Sets
    • Reminders
    • Notation
    • Problems
    • Number of members
    • Further problems
    • Mixed exercise
  • 16 Straight-line graphs
    • Straight lines
    • Lines parallel to the axes
    • Slant lines
    • Points on a line
    • Comparing slopes
    • Gradients
    • Calculating the gradient of a line
    • The intercept on the y-axis
    • Parallel lines
    • Different forms of the equation of a straight line
    • Getting information from the equation of a line
    • The equation of a line through two given points
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercises
  • 17 Linear equations and inequalities
    • Linear equations
    • Multiplication and division of fractions
    • Fractional equations
    • Problems
    • Substituting numerical values into formulae involving fractions
    • Solving inequalities
    • Using two-dimensional space
  • 18 Algebraic products
    • Brackets
    • The product of two brackets
    • Finding the pattern
    • Important products
    • The difference between two squares
    • Harder expansions
    • Summary
    • Mixed exercises
  • 19 Algebraic factors
    • Finding factors
    • Common factors
    • Factorising by grouping
    • Factorising quadratic expressions
    • Calculations using factorising
    • Mixed questions
    • Mixed exercises
  • 20 Algebraic fractions
    • Simplifying fractions
    • Factors
    • Further simplifying
    • Multiplying and dividing fractions
    • Lowest common multiple
    • Addition and subtraction of fractions
    • Mixed questions
    • Solving equations with fractions
    • Mixed exercises
  • 21 Quadratic equations
    • Multiplication by zero
    • Quadratic equations
    • Solution by factorisation
    • Summary
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercises
  • 22 Probability
    • Outcomes of experiments
    • Probability
    • Experiments where an event can happen more than once
    • Certainty and impossibility
    • Probability that an event does not happen
    • The number of times an event is likely to happen
    • Using probability to help decision making
    • Mixed exercise
  • Review test 3: Chapters 15–22
  • Review test 4: Chapters 1–22
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Index
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