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Years 9 - 10 Maths for Students : For Dummies - For Dummies

Years 9 - 10 Maths for Students

For Dummies

Paperback Published: 5th November 2015
ISBN: 9780730326779
Number Of Pages: 400

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Help your kids grasp core literacy and numeracy skills with these essentials guides

Release your kids from the pressures of national testing and take a step back to the core skills with this new educational series, from the people who brought you the For Dummies how-to approach. Work with your children to cement their literacy and numeracy foundations, exploring the intricacies of grammar and great writing, as well as the nuts and bolts of number, algebra, geometry and measurement. Answer tricky questions with ease and navigate the fundamentals along the road to high school and beyond so that academic testing becomes less daunting... and your children will be well-placed to develop their academic skills around this strong knowledge base.

This series includes three titles, covering years 6-10:

  • English For Kids (Years 6-10)
  • Maths For Kids (Years 6-8)
  • Maths For Kids (Years 9-10)

Save money on employing tutors to develop these core skills and enjoy the chance to support your children on their way to academic success with this easy-to-use series. By getting closer to the curriculum, you’ll also find it easier to effectively collaborate with teachers so that you can effectively work together to keep track of your child’s progress.

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 

ISBN: 9780730326779
ISBN-10: 0730326772
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 5th November 2015
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 18.7  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1

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