STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 1
$21.24

STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 1

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 Whole number arithmetic
    • Place value
    • Continuous addition
    • Addition of whole numbers
    • Subtraction of whole numbers
    • Mixed addition and subtraction
    • Approximation
    • Multiplication of whole numbers
    • Multiplication by 10, 100, 1000, …
    • Long multiplication
    • Using a calculator for long multiplication
    • Division of whole numbers
    • Division by 10, 100, 1000, …
    • Mixed operations of +, −, ×, ÷
    • Using brackets
    • Number patterns
    • Types of number
    • Mixed exercises
  • 2 Factors and indices
    • Factors
    • Multiples
    • Prime numbers
    • Indices
    • Place values and powers of ten
    • Expressing a number as a product in index form
    • Finding prime factors
    • Expressing a number as a product of prime factors
    • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
    • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
    • Problems involving HCFs and LCMs
  • 3 Sets
    • Set notation
    • Describing members
    • The symbol ∈
    • The symbol ∉
    • Finite and infinite sets
    • Equal sets
    • Equivalent sets
    • Empty set
    • Subsets
    • The universal set
    • Venn diagrams
    • Union of two sets
    • Intersection of sets
  • 4 Introduction to geometry
    • Terms used in geometry
    • Plane figures
    • Special quadrilaterals
    • Tessellations
    • Solids
    • Nets
  • 5 Fractions: addition and subtraction
    • The meaning of fractions
    • One quantity as a fraction of another
    • Equivalent fractions
    • Comparing the sizes of fractions
    • Simplifying fractions
    • Adding fractions
    • Fractions with different denominators
    • Subtracting fractions
    • Adding and subtracting fractions
    • Problems
    • Mixed numbers and improper fractions
    • The meaning of 13 ÷ 5
    • Adding mixed numbers
    • Subtracting mixed numbers
    • Mixed exercises
  • 6 Fractions: multiplication and division
    • Multiplying fractions
    • Simplifying
    • Multiplying mixed numbers
    • Whole numbers as fractions
    • Fractions of quantities
    • Dividing by fractions
    • Dividing by whole numbers and mixed numbers
    • Mixed multiplication and division
    • Mixed operations
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercises
  • 7 Geometry 1
    • Fractions of a revolution
    • Compass directions
    • Angles
    • Right angles
    • Acute, obtuse and reflex angles
    • Degrees
    • Using a protractor to measure angles
    • Mixed questions
    • Drawing angles using a protractor
    • Vertically opposite angles
    • Angles on a straight line
    • Complementary angles
    • Supplementary angles
    • Angles at a point
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercises
  • Review test 1: Chapters 1–7
  • 8 Introduction to decimals
    • The meaning of decimals
    • Changing decimals to fractions
    • Changing fractions to decimals
    • Addition of decimals
    • Subtraction of decimals
    • Multiplication by 10, 100, 1000, …
    • Division by 10, 100, 1000, …
    • Mixed multiplication and division
    • Mixed exercises
  • 9 Multiplication and division of decimals
    • Long method of multiplication
    • Short method of multiplication
    • Multiplication
    • Division by whole numbers
    • Long division
    • Changing fractions to decimals (exact values)
    • Standard decimals and fractions
    • Problems
    • Recurring decimals
    • Dot notation
    • Correcting to a given number of decimal places
    • Changing fractions to decimals
    • Division by decimals
    • Mixed multiplication and division
    • Relative sizes
    • Mixed exercises
  • 10 Statistics
    • Frequency tables
    • Bar charts
    • Pictographs
    • Drawing pictographs
    • Averages
    • The arithmetic average or mean
    • Mode
    • Median
    • Collecting data
    • Mixed exercises
  • 11 Directed numbers
    • Positive and negative numbers
    • The number line
    • Addition and subtraction of positive numbers
    • Addition and subtraction of negative numbers
    • Addition and subtraction of directed numbers
    • Multiplication of directed numbers
    • Division of directed numbers
    • Mixed exercises
  • 12 Algebra 1
    • The idea of algebra
    • Expressions
    • Simplifying expressions
    • Brackets
    • Indices
    • Multiplication and division of algebraic fractions
    • Substituting numbers into expressions
    • Mixed exercises
  • 13 Geometry 2
    • Constructions
    • Using a pair of compasses
    • Drawing straight lines of a given length
    • Triangles
    • Angles of a triangle
    • Problems
    • Constructing triangles given one side and two angles
    • Constructing triangles given two sides and the angle between the two sides
    • Constructing triangles given the lengths of three sides
    • Quadrilaterals
    • Drawing quadrilaterals
    • Some special triangles: equilateral and isosceles
    • Mixed exercises
  • Review test 2: Chapters 8–13
  • 14 Introducing percentages
    • Expressing percentages as fractions
    • Expressing fractions and decimals as percentages
    • Problems
    • Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another
    • Finding a percentage of a quantity
    • Problems
    • Mixed exercises
  • 15 Units of measurement
    • The need for standard units
    • Units of length
    • Some uses of metric units of length
    • Changing from large units to smaller units
    • Units of mass
    • Mixed units
    • Changing from small units to larger units
    • Multiplying metric units
    • Problems
    • Imperial units of length
    • Imperial units of mass
    • Rough equivalence between metric and imperial units
    • Time
    • Temperature
    • Mixed exercises
  • 16 Symmetry, reflections and translations
    • Line symmetry
    • Congruency
    • Two lines of symmetry
    • Three or more lines of symmetry
    • Reflections
    • Translations
    • Mixed exercise
  • 17 Area and perimeter
    • Counting squares
    • Units of area
    • Area of a square
    • Area of a rectangle
    • Compound figures
    • Perimeter
    • Problems
    • Changing units of area
    • Mixed problems
  • 18 Areas of parallelograms and triangles
    • Area of a rectangle
    • Finding a length when the area is given
    • Area of a parallelogram
    • Area of a triangle
    • Height of a triangle
    • Finding areas of triangles
    • Finding missing measurements
    • Compound shapes
    • Mixed exercises
  • 19 Algebra 2
    • The idea of equations
    • Solving equations
    • Multiples of x
    • Mixed operations
    • Two operations
    • Problems
    • Brackets
    • Equations containing brackets
    • Problems to be solved by forming equations
    • Mixed exercises
  • 20 Sequences
    • Sequences
    • Finding an expression for the nth term of a sequence
  • 21 Consumer arithmetic
    • Cash
    • Best buys
    • Sales tax
    • Discount
    • Profit and loss
    • Finding simple interest
    • Amount
    • Mixed exercises
  • Review test 3: Chapters 14–21
  • Review test 4: Chapters 1–21
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Index
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