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# Essential Mathematics Gold for the Australian Curriculum Year 7

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Published: 3rd August 2012
For Ages: 11 - 12 years old
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Essential Mathematics Gold for the Australian Curriculum Year 7 provides a practical interpretation of the Australian Curriculum to help students meet the minimum requirements of the achievement standards. It focuses on consolidating core mathematical concepts and developing vital literacy and numeracy skills in a friendly and easy-to-follow layout.

• The three interconnected content strands are incorporated into 10-11 units of work that can be completed in the school year.
• Carefully chosen and assessed language, design and sentence structures engage students who struggle with maths and potentially with reading.
• Let's Start activities and Key Idea sections for every topic provide context and introduce core concepts.
• Examples show explanations alongside solutions, and are closely linked to carefully graded exercises, giving students the opportunity for immediate success and to work independently.
• Maths Words and Hint balloons reinforce the meaning of key terms and help students apply key concepts as they work through the exercises.
• Every question is grouped according to the proficiency strands of the Australian Curriculum with a particular emphasis placed on Understanding and Fluency to consolidate fundamental skills.
• Gold Star enrichment questions in each exercise allow enthusiastic students to challenge themselves.
• Important terms are defined within the text for immediate understanding and included in the glossary for reference and revision.
• Games and puzzles in every chapter give students a chance to have fun with mathematical ideas.
• Chapter reviews include summary mind maps of key concepts and lots of revision questions to test understanding.

Chapter 1. Whole Numbers; 1.1 Place value; 1.2 Addition and subtraction; 1.3 Addition and subtraction of larger numbers; 1.4 Multiplication; 1.5 Multiplying larger numbers; 1.6 Division; 1.7 Estimating and rounding; 1.8 Order of operations;; Chapter 2. Geometry; 2.1 Points, lines and angles; 2.2 Measuring angles; 2.3 Angles at a point; 2.4 Transversal lines and parallel lines; 2.5 Circles and constructions; 2.6 Dynamic geometry;; Chapter 3. Number properties and patterns; 3.1 Factors and multiples; 3.2 Highest common factor and lowest common multiple; 3.3 Divisibility; 3.4 Prime numbers and composite numbers; 3.5 Index form; 3.6 Prime factors; 3.7 Squares and square roots; 3.8 Number patterns; 3.9 Patterns with shapes and numbers; 3.10 Tables and rules; 3.11 The number plane and graphs;; Chapter 4. Fractions and percentages; 4.1 What are fractions?; 4.2 Equivalence and simplification; 4.3 Mixed numbers; 4.4 Ordering fractions; 4.5 Adding fractions; 4.6 Subtracting fractions; 4.7 Multiplying fractions; 4.8 Dividing fractions; 4.9 Fractions and percentages; 4.10 Percentage of a number; 4.11 Expressing a quantity as a proportion;; Chapter 5. Algebra; 5.1 Introduction to algebra; 5.2 Evaluating expressions; 5.3 Equivalent expressions; 5.4 Like terms; 5.5 Multiplying and dividing expressions; 5.6 Applying algebra;; Chapter 6. Decimals; 6.1 Decimals and place value; 6.2 Rounding decimals; 6.3 Addition and subtraction of decimals; 6.4 Multiplying and dividing by powers of 10; 6.5 Multiplication of decimals; 6.6 Division of decimals; 6.7 Decimals and fractions; 6.8 Decimals and percentages;; Chapter 7. Negative numbers; 7.1 Integers; 7.2 Adding and subtracting positive integers; 7.3 Adding a negative integer; 7.4 Subtracting a negative integer; 7.5 Substituting integers; 7.6 The number plane;; Chapter 8. Statistics and probability; 8.1 Summarising data numerically; 8.2 Dot plots and column graphs; 8.3 Line graphs; 8.4 Stem-and-leaf plots; 8.5 Describing chance; 8.6 Theoretical probability; 8.7 Experimental probability;; Chapter 9. Shapes and transformations; 9.1 Triangles; 7.2 Triangle angle sum; 9.3 Quadrilaterals; 9.4 Quadrilateral angle sum; 9.5 Symmetry; 9.6 Reflection; 9.7 Rotation; 9.8 Translation; 9.9 Drawing solids;; Chapter 10. Equations; 10.1 Introduction to equations; 10.2 Solving equations by inspection; 10.3 Using backtracking to solve equations; 10.4 Using the balance method to solve equations; 10.5 Equations with fractions; 10.6 Formulas; 10.7 Applications;; Chapter 11. Measurement; 11.1 Using and converting metric lengths; 11.2 Perimeter; 11.3 Areas and rectangles; 11.4 Area of a triangle; 11.5 Area of a parallelogram; 11.6 Volume of rectangular prisms; 11.7 Capacity; 11.8 Mass and temperature;

ISBN: 9781107630833
ISBN-10: 1107630835
Series: Essential Mathematics
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 11 - 12 years old