$23.99

# STP Caribbean Mathematics Book 1

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

US$ 23.99

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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

- 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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