# Maths Matters Student's Book 3

Maths Matters is a comprehensive four-level series for Caribbean students, which provide a thorough preparation for lower secondary and CSEC. The books are suitable for use either in the classroom or at home.The series adopts a lively approach and offers:• Thorough coverage of national syllabi shown in scope and sequence charts• A clear exposition of methods through worked examples• Revision material where relevant• Many exercises for practice, revision, homework and examination (CSEC text)• A carefully graded approach for all abilities• Activities throughout that encourage a practical approach to learning• Navigation of each unit made simple with key skills, summaries and indexes• Glossaries that cover all important termsThe books are designed to be relevant to modern daily life and the experiences of students while retaining knowledge of traditional methods and practices. The texts are supported by Workbooks, Teacher’s Books and online resources.Please note that this is an eBook version of this title and can NOT be printed. For more information about eBooks, including how to download the software you’ll need, see our FAQs page.

- Cover
- Title
- Copyright
- Contents
- Introduction
- Scope and sequence
- 1 Sets
- 1.1 Revision of set notation
- 1.2 Revision of problems with two sets
- 1.3 Problems with three sets

- 2 More numbers and decimals
- 2.1 Revision of decimals
- 2.2 Significant figures
- 2.3 Estimation
- 2.4 Powers and indices
- 2.5 Standard form or scientific notation for large numbers

- 3 Algebra I (expressions)
- 3.1 Revision of terms
- 3.2 Expanding brackets
- 3.3 Indices in algebra
- 3.4 Highest common factor
- 3.5 Factorising expressions

- 4 Consumer arithmetic
- 4.1 Unit costs and best buys
- 4.2 Hire purchase
- 4.3 Commission
- 4.4 Foreign currencies

- 5 Quadrilaterals
- 5.1 Classification of types of quadrilateral
- 5.2 Angles in a quadrilateral
- 5.3 Area of special quadrilaterals
- 5.4 Estimating
- 5.5 Irregular shapes
- 5.6 Sectors of a circle

- 6 Ratio and proportion
- 6.1 Ratio
- 6.2 Proportion

- 7 Enlargement
- 7.1 Enlargement
- 7.2 Scale diagrams

- 8 Algebra II (equations)
- 8.1 Equations
- 8.2 Transformation of formulae
- 8.3 Simultaneous equations

- 9 Inequalities
- 9.1 Writing statements with inequalities
- 9.2 Linear inequalities
- 9.3 Inequalities on the number line
- 9.4 Regions

- 10 Geometrical constructions
- 10.1 Constructions and drawings
- 10.2 Constructing perpendicular lines
- 10.3 Constructing parallel lines
- 10.4 Bisecting an angle
- 10.5 Bisecting a line
- 10.6 Constructing special angles
- 10.7 Constructing triangles

- 11 Solids
- 11.1 Sketching solids
- 11.2 Plan and elevation
- 11.3 Surface area
- 11.4 Volume of a prism

- 12 Pythagoras' theorem
- 12.1 The theorem
- 12.2 Finding sides using the theorem
- 12.3 Algebraic proof

- 13 Statistics and probability
- 13.1 Graphs, tables and charts
- 13.2 Mean, median and mode from frequency tables
- 13.3 Probability

- 14 Trigonometry
- 14.1 The tangent ratio
- 14.2 The sine ratio
- 14.3 The cosine ratio
- 14.4 Bearings
- 14.5 Solving triangles

- 15 Quadratic mappings and graphs
- 15.1 Quadratic mappings
- 15.2 Quadratic graphs
- 15.3 Solving quadratic equations

- 16 Computers
- 16.1 Calculators and computers
- 16.2 Parts of a computer (hardware)
- 16.3 Uses of a computer (software)
- 16.4 Information communication technology

- Homework and practice exercises
- Glossary
- Index
- A
- B
- C
- D
- E
- F
- G
- G
- I
- M
- N
- O
- P
- Q
- R
- S
- T
- U
- V
- Z

- Backcover