 \$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.

• Contents
• Introduction
• 1 Whole number arithmetic
• Place value
• Subtraction of whole numbers
• 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
• 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
• Fractions with different denominators
• Subtracting fractions
• Problems
• Mixed numbers and improper fractions
• The meaning of 13 ÷ 5
• 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
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Index
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