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STP Mathematics for Jamaica Grade 8

Provides solid foundation for studying mathematics at CSEC

Sue Chandler, Ewart Smith, and J Steele

Suitable for:  Lower secondary students 11-14 and teachers at this level.

Price:  £17.50

ISBN: 978-1408509135
Publication date: 03/02/2011
Paperback: 432 pages
Dimensions: 265x195mm

Also available as an ebook

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A course created by the STP author team and Jamaican experts in mathematics education, specifically tailored to the needs of secondary students in Jamaica. The course comprehensively covers the curriculum for grades 7-9 and provides a firm foundation for the study of mathematics at CSEC.


  • Clear learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • Plenty of differentiated practice exercises to help improve skills and monitor progress
  • Worked examples to help students approach problems, understand concepts and avoid pitfalls
  • Investigations and puzzles that provide opportunities to apply mathematical techniques
  • End of chapter summaries identifying key points
  • Review tests to test student's development

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Table of Contents

1: Directed numbers
2: Working with numbers
3: Number patterns
4: Triangles and angles
5: Parallel lines and angles
6: Algebra
7: Probability
8: Percentage increase and decrease
9: Consumer arithmetic
10: Transformations
11: Circles: circumference and area

12: Polygons
13: Relations
14: Similar figures
15: Area and volume
16: Squares and square roots
17: Travel graphs
18: Practical applications of graphs
19: Coordinates and the straight line
20: Inequalities
21: Statistics
22: Sets
23: Number bases