Certificate Mathematics: A Revision Course for the Caribbean

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Nelson Thornes, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 496 pages
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Certificate Mathematics is a two-year revision course for students following the General Proficiency Syllabus in Mathematics of the Caribbean Examinations Council. It provides a programme for thorough review and consolidation of all the basic aspects of mathematics needed for success in the examination. The fourth edition of this extremely popular and successful textbook. Takes account of the latest changes to the CXC syllabuses. Incorporates a very large number of graded exercises to help student's "learn by doing."
Includes chapter summaries and points to remember that enhance the usefulness of the book for consolidation and revision. Contains specimen tests in preparation for the multiple choice and long answer papers of the CXC examination. Used systematically, Certificate Mathematics will provide students with a firm foundation for success in their CXC mathematics examinations.
  

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Contents

OPERATIONS IN ARITHMETIC
1
sequence of arithmetical operations profit and loss discount percentage
36
SETS 317 triangle law equal vectors inverse
38
FRACTIONS 6 commission salaries rates
47
multiplication cancelling reciprocal compound interest tables
53
BASIC ALGEBRA
71
FACTORISATION
77
EQUATIONS AND INEQUATIONS
87
summary
225
congruent triangles similar triangles
236
summary
243
Quadrilateral parallelogram
249
GEOMETRIC CONSTRUCTIONS
262
LOCI
268
TRIGONOMETRY
276
THE SINE AND COSINE RULES
293

FORMULAE
95
SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS
101
HOW TO ANSWER EXAMINATION
122
ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION
142
GRAPHS
153
COORDINATE GEOMETRY
165
INDICES AND LOGARITHMS
184
FURTHER GRAPHICAL WORK
187
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HOW TO ANSWER EXAMINATION
213
ANGLES AND STRAIGHT LINES
219
SOLID TRIGONOMETRY
305
HOW TO ANSWER EXAMINATION
313
types of sets membership of a set subtraction of vectors multiplying
370
MATRICES 341 Chapter 44 summary
387
TRANSFORMATIONAL GEOMETRY 347 chronological bar charts pie chart
403
PROBABILITY 418 Examination Type Questions 7
432
total probability experimental ANSWERS
453
Examination Type Questions 5
464
permutations of things which are not all INDEX
473
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