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Oxford Mathematics for the Caribbean 4

Mathematics course for Caribbean students working towards the CSEC

Authors: Nick Goldberg and Neva Cameron-Edwards

Suitable for:  Caribbean Secondary Schools. 14-16 year olds.

Price:  £22.50 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-913920-0
Publication date: 04/02/2010
Pack: 544 pages
Dimensions: 246x189mm

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Description

This popular course book has been revised in full colour to meet the requirements of the CSEC syllabus in Mathematics.

Features

  • Accompanying CD with further practice exercises, animations, and full worked solutions
  • NEW chapter on investigations and problem solving
  • Consolidation material for each unit to reinforce key knowledge
  • 'What's the point?' feature emphasises the relevance of mathematics in the real world
  • Full colour text design with useful illustrations to help explain concepts
  • Fresh and up-to-date content with Caribbean examples
  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • Fully differentiated exercises to cater for a wide range of abilities
  • Regular revision exercises to help monitor progress

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Table of Contents

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: Number bases
1.11: 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: Venn diagrams with three sets
6.3: Finding the number of subsets
6.4: 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 Pythagora' theorem
10.2: Sines, cosines and tangents
10.3: Bearings
10.4: The sine and cosine rules
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
12.4: Expected values
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: Some special functions
14.2: The inverse of a function
14.3: The composition of functions
14.4: 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. Trigonometry 2
17.1: Pythagoras in 3-D
17.2: Angles in solids
17.3: Areas of triangles and parallelograms
17.4: Sectors and segments
Consolidation
Summary
18. Vectors and matrices
18.1: Vectors
18.2: Using vectors in geometry
18.3: Matrices
18.4: Multiplying matrices
Consolidation
Summary
19. Transformations 2
19.1: More on reflections
19.2: More on rotations
19.3: Glide reflections
19.4: Combining transformations
Consolidation
Summary
20. Graphs 3
20.1: Solving simultaneous equations graphically
20.1: Solving quadratic equations graphically
20.3: Graphs of inequalities
20.4: Linear programming
Consolidation
Summary
21. Vectors and matrices 2
21.1: The inverse of a matrix
21.2: Simultaneous equations
21.3: Transformation matrices
12.4: Combining transformations
Consolidation
Summary
Practice papers for CSEC Examination
Answers
Index