The new edition of Foundation Mathematics has been updated to meet the requirements of the revised Study Design, to be implemented from January 2006. Foundation Mathematics, Second Edition is written on a thematic basis, showing students the practical applications of mathematics and giving them the knowledge they will require in the workplace, with finances and with their own interests and hobbies. Each theme is supported by Skills Practice chapters that assist students in developing the skills and understanding they need to complete the Theme.
New Features: New Theme chapters on nursing calculations and automotive engines and gears New Skills chapter on mental mathematics, that targets vocational skills, e.g. apprenticeship applications Significantly reworked chapter on personal finance New ready reckoner section containing conversions, formulae and facts arranged by vocational context.
Key Features: Contemporary two-colour design Clearly worked examples with step-by-step explanations Chapters are grouped sequentially to cover distinct contexts, from personal through hobby and life skills, to small business and vocational areas Theme chapters feature extended practical investigations on topics such as personal finance, overseas travel, standard drinks, bills, shopping etc Skills Practice chapters cover key knowledge and skills in all areas and feature comprehensive reviews of the chapter material Comprehensive sets of exercises Appropriate use of technology, including scientific calculators, spreadsheets and other computer applications Accompanying Student CD that features the full text in PDF format Teacher CD Support Pack that features Excel spreadsheets from the text, tests with fully worked solutions, answers to exercises in the theme chapters, statistical analysis software and course instruction material.
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Audio CD
Published: 12th September 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Weight (kg): 0.08