Years 9-10 Maths for Students

Author(s): Consumer Dummies


Your tutor in a book! Master the essential mathematical skills for success! 'I don't know how to do this' is a refrain heard whilst many a student is doing homework. Parents are increasingly called on for assistance, but are themselves struggling to help their children. Years 9-10 Maths For Students is a reference guide for both students and parents, aiming to fill the gaps in a student's knowledge base, build confidence and reduce stress. Written with the same friendly, how-to approach of the successful For Dummies books, this new educational reference will empower students and develop their mathematical skills for exams, NAPLAN testing and, most importantly, life beyond secondary school. With worries that students are being taught to pass tests at the expense of understanding ? this guide will help students cement their mathematical foundations. * Grasp the nuts and bolts of numbers, algebra, geometry and measurement. * Master simple to complex maths questions, including worded problems * Complete homework and prepare for tests with confidence Save money on expensive tutors. Years 9-10 Maths For Students empowers students to improve their educational outcomes.


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Introduction 1 Part I: Reviewing the Basics 5 Chapter 1: Assembling Your Tools 7 Chapter 2: Working with Whole Numbers 27 Chapter 3: Ups and Downs: Positive and Negative Numbers 49 Chapter 4: Parts of the Whole: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages 61 Chapter 5: Understanding Order of Operations 93 Part II: Algebra is Part of Everything 109 Chapter 6: Understanding the Basics of Algebra 111 Chapter 7: Working with the Variability of Variables 139 Chapter 8: Smaller is Better: Factoring Down 167 Chapter 9: Going for the Second Degree with Quadratics 191 Part III: Solving Algebraic Equations 211 Chapter 10: Establishing the Ground Rules and Solving Linear Equations 213 Chapter 11: Taking a Crack at Quadratic Equations 243 Part IV: Applying Algebra and Understanding Geometry 265 Chapter 12: Graphing Basics 267 Chapter 13: Graphing Lines, Gradients and Circles 279 Chapter 14: Getting Familiar with Functions 303 Chapter 15: Pythagoras, Trigonometry and Measurement 313 Chapter 16: Geometry Basics 337 Part V: The Part of Tens 365 Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Avoid Algebra Pitfalls 367 Index 373

General Fields

  • : 9780730326779
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited
  • : 0.001
  • : October 2015
  • : books

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  • : Consumer Dummies
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 400