Hands-on Maths in Practice

Hands-on Maths in Practice - Sue Thomson - 9780582808829 (56)
Series
Addison-Wesley
Author
Sue Thomson / Ian Forster  
Publisher
Addison-Wesley
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Pub.-date
January 2010
ISBN13
9780582808829
ISBN
0582808820



Description

Hands-on Maths in Practice has been designed for the Western Australian Year 11 Mathematics in Practice course. The book uses mathematics in a straightforward manner in situations that appeal to young adults.

Features

  • Designed for the Western Australian Mathematics in Practice course.
  • A focus on language as the means to understand mathematics, while covering the content and functional numeracy skills of the Western Australian syllabus.
  • Each worksheet contains questions specifically constructed to enable the majority of students to experience success.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Formulating health
Learning to model
Sharpening your skills
Measuring your income
Keeping pace
Conserving resources
Recognising shapes
Choosing accommodation
Flying high
Surveying techniques
Travelling by car
Using a street directory
Following maps
Taking a gamble
Designing games
Exploring pathways
Maintaining a house
Spending money
Leisure costs
Answers