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Essential Mathematics AC Year 8 (1st Ed) : Textbook & Downloadable PDF Version - David Greenwood

Essential Mathematics AC Year 8 (1st Ed)

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Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum Year 8 is a complete teaching and learning program to support the implementation of the new curriculum.

Developed by a team of highly experienced maths educators and authors, the series builds on a proven teaching and learning formula while acknowledging the variety of preferences, learning sequences and teaching methods that worked in the state curricula.

These ESSENTIAL resources for the Australian Curriculum offer:
- Authoritative and practical support to help you implement the syllabus from planning through to delivery and assessment
- Genuine understanding of what works in your classroom to guide students of different learning abilities and styles to success
- Integration of technology as a valuable tool for enhancing teaching and learning in the maths classroom
- A suite of flexible print and digital resource options to suit the needs of every school.

The series:

Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum has been developed by a team of highly experienced maths educators and proven authors to provide a complete teaching and learning program for the new curriculum.

Essential Mathematics for the Australian Curriculum is the result of years of careful planning and research, this series is based on a deep and authoritative interpretation of the syllabus to support you and your school in the implementation of the new curriculum.

Chapter 1: Integers  

1.1 Whole number addition and subtraction 

1.2 Whole number multiplication and division 

1.3 Number properties 

1.4 Divisibility and prime factorisation 

1.5 Negative numbers 

1.6 Addition and subtraction of negative integers 

1.7 Multiplication and division of integers

1.8 Order of operations and substitution 

Chapter 2: Lines shapes and solids

2.1 Angles at a point 

2.2 Parallel lines 

2.3 Triangles 

2.4 Unique triangles 

2.5 Quadrilaterals 

2.6 Polygons 

2.7 Solids and Euler’s rule
Chapter 3: Fractions decimals and percentages
3.1 Equivalent fractions 

3.2 Operations with fractions 

3.3 Operations with negative fractions 

3.4 Understanding decimals 

3.5 Operations with decimals 

3.6 Terminating, recurring and rounding decimals 

3.7 Percentages 

3.8 Percentages: expressing and finding 

3.9 Decreasing and increasing by a percentage 

3.10 Calculating percentage change 

3.11 Percentages and the unitary method 

Chapter 4: Measurement and introduction to Pythagoras' theorem
4.1 Length and perimeter 

4.2 Circumference of a circle 

4.3 Area 

4.4 Area of special quadrilaterals 

4.5 Area of a circle 

4.6 Sectors and composite shapes 

4.7 Surface area of a prism 

4.8 Volume and capacity 

4.9 Volume of prisms and cylinders 

4.10 Time 

4.11 Introduction to Pythagoras’ theorem 

4.12 Using Pythagoras’ theorem 

4.13 Finding the length of a shorter side 

Chapter 5: Algebra
5.1 The language of algebra 

5.2 Substitution and equivalence 

5.3 Adding and subtracting terms 

5.4 Multiplying and dividing terms 

5.5 Adding and subtracting algebraic fractions 

5.6 Multiplying and dividing algebraic fractions 

5.7 Expanding brackets 

5.8 Factorising expressions 

5.9 Applying algebra 

5.10 Index laws: multiplying and dividing powers 

5.11 Index laws: raising powers 

Chapter 6: Ratios and rates
6.1 Introducing ratios 

6.2 Simplifying ratios 

6.3 Dividing a quantity in a given ratio 

6.4 Scale drawings 

6.5 Introducing rates 

6.6 Ratios and rates and the unitary method 

6.7 Solving rate problems 

6.8 Speed 

Chapter 7: Equations and inequalities
7.1 Equations review 

7.2 Equivalent equations 

7.3 Equations with fractions 

7.4 Variables on both sides of equations 

7.5 Equations with brackets 

7.6 Formulas and relationships 

7.7 Applications 

7.8 Inequalities 

7.9 Solving inequalities 

Chapter 8: Probability and statistics
8.1 Interpreting graphs and tables 

8.2 Frequency tables and tallies 

8.3 Histograms 

8.4 Measures of centre 

8.5 Measures of spread 

8.6 Surveying and sampling 

8.7 Probability 

8.8 Multiple events 

8.9 Tree diagrams 

8.10 Venn diagrams and two-way tables 

8.11 Experimental probability 

Chapter 9: Straight line graphs
9.1 The number plane 

9.2 Rules, tables and graphs 

9.3 Finding the rule using tables 

9.4 Gradient 

9.5 Gradient-intercept form 

9.6 The x-intercept 

9.7 Applying linear graphs 

9.8 Non-linear graphs 

Chapter 10: Transformation and congruence 

10.1 Reflection 

10.2 Translation

10.3 Rotation 

10.4 Congruent figures 

10.5 Congruent triangles

10.6 Similar figures 

10.7 Similar triangles

10.8 Congruence and quadrilaterals 

ISBN: 9780521178648
ISBN-10: 0521178649
Series: Essential Mathematics
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 12 - 13 years old
For Grades: 8
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 712
Published: 1st April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 19.0  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.42
Edition Type: Revised