Maths Quest Maths A Year 12 for Queensland Second
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CHAPTER 1. Simple and compound interest.
Finding P, R and T.
Graphing simple interest functions.
Calculation of compound interest.
Graphing compound interest functions.
Nominal and effective interest rates.
CHAPTER 2. Appreciation and depreciation.
Inflation and appreciation.
Straight line depreciation.
Declining balance or diminishing value method of
Future and present value of an annuity.
CHAPTER 3. Consumer credit andinvestments.
Flat rate interest.
The cost of a loan.
Bonds, debentures and term deposits.
Bank savings accounts.
Investing in real estate.
Graphing share performance.
CHAPTER 4. Exploring and understanding data.
Populations and samples.
Interpreting the shape of histograms, stem-and-leaf plots and
Interpreting data in practical situations.
CHAPTER 5. Navigation.
Review of Earth geometry.
Representing the Earth in two dimensions.
Accurate position description.
The nautical mile and the knot.
Using the compass.
Compass bearings and reverse bearings.
Doubling the angle on the bow.
The lighthouse and navigation.
Let?s go cruising.
CHAPTER 6. Land measurement.
Perimeters and areas of triangles.
Perimeters and areas of polygons.
Surveying on level ground without obstacles.
Surveying around obstacles.
Bearings and reverse bearings.
Plane table surveying: intersection or triangulation.
Plane table surveying: radiation and traversing.
Levelling: vertical measurements in relationto a datum.
Cadastral maps and site plans.
CHAPTER 7. Linear programming.
What is linear programming?
Graphs of linear inequations.
Solutions of simultaneous linear equations.
Graphs of simultaneous linear in equations.
Graphs of systems of linear in equations.
Maximising and minimising linearf unctions.
Solving linear programming problems.
Further applications of linear programming.
CHAPTER 8. Networks.
Introduction to networks.
Networks, nodes and arcs.
Minimal spanning trees.
CHAPTER 9. Critical path analysis and
Critical path analysis.
Critical path analysis with backward scanning.
Queues: one service point.
Queues: multiple servicepoints.
CHAPTER 10. Probability and the binomial
Compound events ? independent events.
Compound events ? mutually exclusive events.
Compound events ? Venn diagrams.
The binomial distribution using Pascal?s triangle.
Binomial probabilities through tables.
The binomial cumulative distribution tables.
CHAPTER 11 . The normal distribution and games
of chance. Introduction.
Comparison of scores.
Distribution of scores.
Standard normal tables .
Common fallacies in probability.