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Oxford Mathematics for the Caribbean CSEC

A clear, discovery oriented series that brings mathematics to life

Author Nicholas Goldberg and Author Neva Cameron-Edwards

Suitable for:  CSEC Mathematics, 14-16

Price:  £20.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-841401-8
Publication date: 06/07/2017
Paperback: 544 pages
Dimensions: 246x189mm

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Description

Now in its sixth edition and covering the latest CSEC syllabus, Oxford Mathematics for the Caribbean provides extensive worked examples and practice in the types of questions that feature in the examination as well as a new chapter to provide support for the SBA.


Features

  • Covers everything - this edition has been revised and updated to fully match the latest CSEC syllabus, for first examination in 2018
  • Builds mathematical confidence with extensive practice exercises - throughout the textbook, by way of online support and the newly extended workbook
  • SBA support is also included, with worked examples and suggestions for project work

This page was last updated on 17 November 2019 at 04:30 GMT

Table of Contents

Curriculum matching grid
Introduction
1 Computation and number
1.1: Operations with whole numbers
1.2: Some number theory
1.3: Negative numbers
1.4: Calculating with fractions
1.5: Calculating with decimals
1.6: Fractions and decimals
1.7: Rounding off numbers
1.8: Indices
1.9: Standard form
1.10: Arithmetical rules and laws
1.11: Number bases
1.12: Ratio and proportion
Consolidation
Summary
2 Measurement
2.1: Length
2.2: Area
2.3: Areas of triangles and quadrilaterals
2.4: Circles
2.5: Arcs and sectors
2.6: Surface area
2.7: Volume
2.8: Measurement and scales
2.9: Error in measurements
Consolidation
Summary
3 Consumer arithmetic
3.1: Money management
3.2: Profit and loss
3.3: Interest and investment
3.4: Hire purchase and mortgages
3.5: Rates and taxes
Consolidation
Summary
4 Algebra 1
4.1: Basic algebra
4.2: Binary operations
4.3: Linear equations
4.4: Linear inequalities
4.5: Simultaneous equations
4.6: Word problems
Consolidation
Summary
5 Investigations and problem solving
5.1: Patterns and sequences
5.2: Investigations
Consolidation
Summary
6 Sets
6.1: Union, intersection and complement
6.2: Drawing and using Venn diagrams
6.3: Finding the number of subsets
6.4: Numbers and sets
6.5: Solving problems
Consolidation
Summary
7 Geometry
7.1: Angles
7.2: Symmetry
7.3: Classifying shapes
7.4: Polygons
7.5: Constructions
7.6: Solids
7.7: Circle theorems
Consolidation
Summary
8 Functions 1
8.1: Mapping diagrams
8.2: Function notation
8.3: Functions, relations and graphs
8.4: Working with functions – conversions
Consolidation
Summary
9 Graphs 1
9.1: Reading and plotting graphs
9.2: Linear relations
9.3: Equations of lines
Consolidation
Summary
10 Trigonometry 1
10.1: Right-angled triangles and Pythagoras' theorem

10.2: Sines, cosines and tangents
10.3: Angles of elevation and depression
10.4: Bearings
10.5: The sine and cosine rules
10.6: Areas of triangles and parallelograms
10.7: Sectors and segments
Consolidation
Summary
11 Statistics
11.1: Collecting data
11.2: Organising data
11.3: Displaying data
11.4: Averages – measures of central tendency
11.5: Measures of dispersion
Consolidation
Summary
12 Probability
12.1: The idea of probability
12.2: Experimental probability
12.3: Theoretical probability
Consolidation
Summary
13 Transformations 1
13.1: Translations
13.2: Rotations
13.3: Reflections
13.4: Enlargements
13.5: Similar triangles
13.6: Congruency
Consolidation
Summary
14 Functions 2
14.1: The inverse of a function
14.2: The composition of mappings and functions
14.3: Composition and inverses
Consolidation
Summary
15 Algebra 2
15.1: Indices
15.2: Changing the subject of a formula
15.3: The product of two brackets
15.4: Factorising quadratic expressions
15.5: Solving quadratic equations
15.6: Equations in two variables
15.7: Word problems
15.8: Variation
Consolidation
Summary
16 Graphs 2
16.1: Quadratic graphs
16.2: Maximum and minimum values for quadratic functions
16.3: Gradients of curves
16.4: Plotting other graphs
16.5: Distance–time and speed–time graphs
Consolidation
Summary
17 Vectors and matrices 1
17.1: Vectors
17.2: Using vectors in geometry
17.3: Position vectors
17.4: Matrices
17.5: Multiplying matrices
Consolidation
Summary
18 Transformations 2
18.1: More on reflections
18.2: More on rotations
18.3: Combining transformations
Consolidation
Summary
19 Graphs 3
19.1: Solving simultaneous equations graphically
19.2: Solving quadratic equations graphically
19.3: Graphs of inequalities
19.4: Linear programming
Consolidation
Summary
20 Vectors and matrices 2
20.1: The inverse of a matrix
20.2: Simultaneous equations
20.3: Transformation matrices
20.4: Combining transformations
Consolidation
Summary