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# Maths Quest 8 for New South Wales Australian Curriculum Edition eGuidePLUS (Online Purchase)

Author/s Smith 9781118610084 December 2013 0 \$114.95

Maths Quest 8 New South Wales Australian Curriculum edition has been written specifically to meet the requirements of the NSW Australian Curriculum. The Stage 4 Mathematics Syllabus focuses on students Working Mathematically in the strands of Fluency, Understanding, Reasoning, Problem-Solving and Communicating.

This title features eGuidePLUS: an electronic version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available to you online at the JacarandaPLUS website (www.jacplus.com.au).

• The entire textbook in HTML and PDF format
• Chapter tests with fully worked solutions and marking guides in Word format for easy customisation and editing
• Answers to Individual Pathway activities
• Fully worked solutions to all student WorkSHEETS
• SkillSHEETS for remediation and recall
• Chapter summaries and Concept maps in Word format
• A work program that matches the text to the Syllabus and indicates when it is best to link to digital products such as assessON and Spy Class.
• A curriculum grid that matches the Syllabus to the text
• ProjectsPLUS - unique ICT-based projects that provide opportunities for students to demonstrate creativity, thinking skills and teamwork
• Interactivities to provide hands-on experience and instant feedback on many new and revisited concepts – each accompanied by a relevant worksheet
• eLessons to bring Mathematics to life

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Following payment you will receive a registration code via email.
Go to www.jacplus.com.au to register your code and access your digital resource.

Introduction

Chapter 1: Number skills and the history of number
Basic operations: non-calculator
Order of operations
Factors. multiples, prime and composite numbers
Squares and square roots
Estimation
Multiplication and division of fractions
Fractions to decimals, decimals to fractions
Multiplication and division of decimals

Chapter 2: Percentages
Percentages as fractions
Percentages as decimals
Fractions to percentages
Decimals to percentages
Finding percentages of an amount using fractions
Finding percentages of an amount using decimals
One amount as a percentage of another
Common percentages and short cuts
Finding percentages using a calculator
Applications of percentages

Chapter 3: Data representation
Collecting and classifying data
Column and bar graphs
Sector graphs
Line graphs
Tables and charts
Frequency distribution tables
Histograms and frequency polygons
Dotplots and stem-and-leaf plots

Chapter 4: Algebra
Using pronumeral
Substitution
Working with grouping symbols
Substituting positive and negative numbers
Simplflying expressions
Multiplying pronumerals
Dividing pronumerals
Expanding expressions with grouping symbols
Expanding and collecting like terms
Factorising
Algebraic fractions
Using indices with algebra
Multiplication using indices
Division using indices
Raising a power to another power
Working with indices

Chapter 5: Pythaogras' theorem
Right-angled triangles
Finding the hypotenuse
Finding a shorter side
Working with different units
Composite shapes
Pythagoras in 3-D

Chapter 6: Equations
Back-tracking - inverse operations
Keeping equations balanced
Doing the same to both sides
Equations with the pronumeral on both sides
Checking solutions
Solving word problems
Equations resulting from substitution in a formula
Inequalities and inequations

Chapter 7: Geometry
Triangles
Angles in a triangle
Exterior angles of a triangle
Using equations to calculate the size of angles
Angles and parallel lines
Angle review

Chapter 8: Coordinates and graphs
The Cartesian plane
Linear patterns
Finding the rule for linear relationships
Plotting linear graphs
Applications of linear graphs

Chapter 9: Area, volume and surface area
Measurement
Length and perimeter
Area of rectangles and triangles
Area of a parallelogram
Area of a trapezium
Surface area
Volume of a prism

Chapter 10: Data analysis and evaluation
Questionnaires and sampling
Mean
Median, mode and range
Analysing data

Chapter 11: Circles, cylinders and composite shapes
Parts of a circle
Circumfernce
Area of a circle
Volume of a cylinder
Area of composite shapes

Chapter 12: Ratio and rates
Introduction to ratios
Simplyifying ratios
Proportion
Comparing ratios
Increasing and decreasing in a given ratio
Dividing in a given ratio
Rates
Time
Speed

Chapter 13: Congruence and similarity
Transformations
Translations
Reflections
Rotations
Constructing congruent triangles
Congruent figures
Dilations
Similar figures
Scale drawing

Chapter 14: Probability
Probability scale
Experimental probability
Sample space and theoretical probability
Simulations
Complementary events

Appendix

Index

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