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Complete Mathematics for Cambridge Lower Secondary 3: Cambridge Checkpoint and beyond

Comprehensive preparation for the Cambridge Checkpoint and beyond

Deborah Barton

Suitable for:  Cambridge Lower Secondary learners, aged 11-13

Price:  £23.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-913710-7
Publication date: 31/10/2013
Paperback: 320 pages
Dimensions: 255x195mm

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Build the best foundation for success in the Cambridge Checkpoint tests, and ensure your students get the challenge and extension they need to achieve their best in the Cambridge IGCSE. This course matches the latest framework and will rigorously prepare students for the strongest achievement at Checkpoint level and beyond.


  • Matched to the latest Cambridge Lower Secondary syllabus
  • Comprehensive - all aspects of the curriculum are thoroughly covered so you can trust in complete preparation
  • Excel at Checkpoint - questions are designed to match the Checkpoint style, building confidence
  • Extension and challenge - a huge focus on extension material to ensure a flying start at Cambridge IGCSE
  • Practice - over 400 pages of rigorous practice to make sure students truly understand all the material
  • Eliminate confusion - detailed worked examples help students understand every step in complex problems
  • The support you need - Homework Books and Teacher Packs with CD will completely support your teaching
  • Internationally focused - with examples from all over the world, so material is genuinely relevant to your students
  • EAL friendly - straightforward language and key definitions ensure your EAL students can focus on the mathematics
  • Complete Mathematics is the new name for Oxford International Maths

This page was last updated on 09 July 2020 at 04:30 GMT


  • Our middle school teachers have been very happy with the format and are looking forward to using this resource next academic year. Some of the things they like about it are that it does have more practice problems than our present resource and that all the topics explored at each level are in a single book which makes it easier for students to manage. - Phil Bennett, Academic Leader Mathematics, International School of Luxembourg
  • These are the best Maths resources for this level that I have ever taught from. We love the homework books which offer extra practice to consolidate core content. - Carolyn Hatton, Head of Mathematics, King Richard III College, Spain
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Table of Contents

1. Fractions and indices
1.1: Working with fractions
1.2: Indices
2. Expressions and formulae
2.1: The origins of algebra and algebraic expressions
2.2: Simplifying and indices
2.3: Expanding brackets
2.4: Factorising expressions
2.5: Algebraic fractions
2.6: The product of two linear expressions
2.7: Substitution into expressions and formulae
2.8: Changing the subject of a formula
3. Shapes and mathematical drawings
3.1: Three-dimensional (3D) shapes
3.2: Constructions
3.3: Maps and scale drawings
3.4: Bearings
4. Number4.1: Directed numbers
4.2: Estimating square roots and cube roots
4.3: Multiplying and dividing by powers of 10
5. Measures
5.1: Length, mass and capacity
5.2: Area
5.3: Volume
5.4: Error in measurements
6. Planning, collecting and processing data
6.1: Planning and collecting data
6.2: Organising data
6.3: Calculating statistics
Review A
7. Rounding, multiplying and dividing
7.1: Rounding numbers
7.2: Estimation
7.3: Multiplying and dividing decimals
8. Equations and inequalities
8.1: Solving linear equations
8.2: Constructing and solving equations
8.3: Linear inequalities
8.4: Simultaneous equations
8.5: Trial and improvement to solve quadratic equations
9. Geometry
9.1: Properties of angles
9.2: Angles in polygons
9.3: Angles in circles
9.4: Pythagoras' theorem
9.5: Tessellations
9.6: Loci
10. Mental strategies
10.1: Word problems and strategies
10.2: BIDMAS and inverse operations

10.3: Factors
11. Compound measures
11.1: Compound measures
11.2: Real-life graphs
12. Presenting data and interpreting results
12.1: Displaying data
12.2: Scatter graphs and correlation
12.3: Processing and interpreting data
Review B
13. Ratio and proportion
13.1: Simplifying and comparing ratios
13.2: Solving ratio problems
13.3: Direct proportion
14. Sequences, functions and graphs
14.1: Linear functions
14.2: Solving simultaneous equations graphically
14.3: Equations of lines in the form y = mx +c
14.4: Real-life functions
14.5: Direct proportion
14.6: Inverse of a function
14.7: Sequences
15. Transformations
15.1: Translations
15.2: Rotations
15.3: Reflections
15.4: Enlargements
15.5: Similar triangles
15.6: Describing transformations
15.7: Combinations of transformations
16. Fractions, decimals and percentages
16.1: Profit and loss
16.2: Discounts and sales
16.3: Loans and savings
16.4: Taxes
16.5: Percentage change
17. Area, perimeter and volume
17.1: Circles
17.2: Volume of prisms and cylinders
17.3: Surface area of prisms and cylinders
18. Probability
18.1: Successive events
18.2: Relative frequency and probability
Review C
19. Quadratics
19.1: Graphs of quadratics
19.2: Expanding two brackets
19.3: Difference between two squares and using quadratics
19.4: Factorising quadratic expressions
19.5: Solving quadratic equations
19.6: Word problems