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Author Hamilton, Neill, author

Title Foundation CCEA : GCSE mathematics / Neill Hamilton, Rosie McCrea
Edition Second edition
Published London, [England] : Hodder Education, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (638 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Cover; Book title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Number and algebra; 1 Working with whole numbers; Place value and ordering whole numbers; Adding and subtracting whole numbers; Multiplying and dividing whole numbers; Long multiplication and division; 2 Working with decimals; Place value in decimals; Ordering decimals; Adding and subtracting decimals; Multiplying decimals by 10, 100 and 1000; Multiplying decimals by whole numbers and decimals; Dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000; Dividing decimals by whole numbers and decimals; Calculations with money; Fractions and decimals
15 Ratio and proportion 1What is a ratio and when is it used?; Writing ratios; Writing a ratio in its lowest terms (or simplest form); Equivalent ratios; 16 Ratio and proportion 2; Dividing quantities in a given ratio; Direct proportion; Best buys; Exchange rates; 17 Number systems; Principles of number systems; 18 Algebraic expressions; Using letters for numbers; Adding and subtracting with letters; Forming simple algebraic expressions; Substitution into algebraic expressions; Collecting like terms; Multiplication with numbers and letters; Simple function machines; 19 Equations 1
3 Types of number 1Numbers; Factors, multiples, prime numbers and reciprocals; Squares and square roots; Cubes and cube roots; Index notation; Negative numbers; 4 Types of number 2; Prime numbers; Highest common factor, lowest common multiple and prime factors; Working with indices; 5 Fractions 1; What is a fraction?; Fractions from words and numbers; Equivalent fractions; Simplifying fractions; Ordering fractions; Finding a fraction of a quantity; 6 Fractions 2; Improper fractions and mixed numbers; Adding fractions; Subtracting fractions; 7 Fractions 3; Adding mixed numbers
Comparing fractions, decimals and percentagesFinding a percentage of a quantity without a calculator; Working out a percentage of a quantity with a calculator; 12 Percentages 2; Percentage change; Expressing one quantity as a percentage of another; Calculating percentage increases and decreases; Simple interest; Hire purchase; Wages and salaries; 13 Percentages 3; Successive percentage change; Repeated proportional change; Money and percentages in the context of finance; 14 Working with negative numbers; Adding and subtracting negative numbers; Multiplying and dividing negative numbers
Subtracting mixed numbersMultiplying fractions; Dividing fractions; Fractional change; Fractions on a calculator; Recurring decimals; 8 Approximating and estimating 1; Rounding to the nearest unit, 10, 100 or 1000; Rounding to a given number of decimal places; Rounding to one significant figure; Rounding to more than one significant figure; Dealing with remainders; 9 Approximating and estimating 2; Estimating; Limits of accuracy; 10 Working with number; Order of operations; Reserve operations; 11 Percentages 1; Understanding percentages; Converting decimals and fractions to percentages
Summary Build all the necessary skills to progress your students' learning and develop their problem-solving skills with this fully updated edition of the market-leading Student's Book for CCEA GCSE Mathematics. - Supports you and your students through the new specifications with content mapped to the new module options with material for each module (M1/M5, M2/M6 F or M3/M7 and M4/M8 H) clearly indicated throughout. - Prepares students for assessment with plenty of practice questions divided into calculator and non-calculator, plus links to further relevant and appropriate exam questions.- Develops
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 8, 2019)
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching
Problem solving -- Juvenile literature
Problem solving -- Study and teaching
MATHEMATICS / Pre-Calculus.
MATHEMATICS / Reference.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Problem solving -- Study and teaching.
Problem solving.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author McCrea, Rosie, author
ISBN 1471889815 (ebk)