## Certificate Mathematics: A Revision Course for the CaribbeanThis is a revision course in mathematics intended for those studying the General Proficiency Syllabus of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). The contents cover all the objectives in the syllabus, and reference to all the basic aspects of mathematics has been included where this is considered desirable. A large number of exercises is provided, together with answers. |

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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 |

27 | 200 |

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 |

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AABC ABCD airspeed amount annum ANSWERS TO CHAPTER average speed axes axis ball binary Calculate centimetres centre circle circle of latitude cost cumulative frequency diameter distance distribution divided Draw the graph drawn equal EXAMPLE Exercise expression Factorise Find the angle find the value formula fraction given gives glide reflection gradient groundspeed height Hence inequalities interior angle intersect kilometres per hour km/h marks matrix mean metres mid-point millimetres multiply parallel parallelogram perpendicular Points to remember polygon probability Pythagoras quadratic quadratic equation quadrilateral quartile radians radius ratio rectangle reflection represent rhombus right angles rotation scale SELF-TEST shown in Fig shows sides simultaneous equations sine rule solution square root standard deviation straight line subtract SUMMARY Points tangent transformation trapezium triangle ABC units vector Venn diagram vertical whole numbers write x-axis

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