Teacher introduction Student introduction Introduction to the graphics calculator 1 The history of the calculator 2 The graphics calculator 3 Plotting graphs 4 Tables of results 5 Lists Number 1 Hindu mathematicians 2 Vocabulary for sets of numbers 3 Surds 4 Percentages 5 Approximation and rounding 6 Standard form 7 Speed, distance and time 8 Investigations, modelling and ICT 9 Student assessments Algebra 1 The Persians 2 Algebraic representation and manipulation 3 Further algebraic representation and manipulation 4 Linear and simultaneous equations 5 Solving quadratic equations 6 Using a graphics calculator to solve equations 7 Linear inequalities 8 Laws of indices 9 Fractional indices 10 Sequences 11 Direct and inverse variation 12 Investigations, modelling and ICT 13 Student assessments Functions 1 The Chinese 2 Function notation 3 Recognising graphs of common functions 4 Transforming graphs 5 Using a graphics calculator to sketch and analyse functions 6 Finding a quadratic function from key values 7 Finding the equation of other common functions 8 Composite functions 9 Inverse functions 10 Logarithmic functions 11 Investigations, modelling and ICT 12 Student assessments Geometry 1 The Greeks 2 Angle properties 3 Pythagoras' theorem 4 Similarity 5 Properties of circles 6 Investigations, modelling and ICT 7 Student assessments Transformations and vectors 1 The Italians 2 Simple vectors 3 Magnitude of a vector 4 Transformations 5 Further transformations 6 Investigations, modelling and ICT 7 Student assessments Mensuration 1 The British 2 Circumference and area of a circle 3 Arc length and area of a sector 4 Area and volume of plane shapes and prisms 5 Surface area and volume of other solids 6 Investigations, modelling and ICT 7 Students assessments Coordinate geometry 1 The French 2 Coordinates 3 Line segments 4 Equations of a straight line 5 Investigations modelling and ICT 6 Student assessments Trigonometry 1 The Swiss 2 Sine, cosine and tangent ratios 3 Special angles and their trigonometric ratios 4 The sine and cosine rules 5 Applications of trigonometry 6 Trigonometric graphs, properties and transformations 7 Investigations modelling and ICT 8 Student assessments Sets 1 The Germans 2 Sets, subsets and Venn diagrams 3 Investigations, modelling and ICT 4 Student assessments Probability 1 Order and chaos 2 Theoretical probability 3 Tree diagrams 4 Use of Venn diagrams in probability 5 Laws of probability 6 Experimental probability 7 Investigations, modelling and ICT 8 Student assessments Statistics 1 Paul Erdos 2 Basic graphs and charts 3 Stem and leaf plots 4 Histograms and frequency density 5 Ranges and averages 6 Cumulative frequency 7 Scatter graphs, correlation and lines of best fit 8 Investigations, modelling and ICT 9 Student assessments Sample examination papers Index
Endorsed text book covering the International Mathematics syllabus (0607) from University of Cambridge International Examinations.
Ric Pimentel and Terry Wall are both experienced authors and teachers. Terry Wall has taught in Turkey and in the USA, and has run training courses for teachers in England and abroad. Ric Pimentel has been a teacher trainer specialising in IT applications, and is currently teaching Mathematics at Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge. Together they have written many successful text books, including IGCSE Mathematics and IGCSE Core Mathematics, as well as Checkpoint Maths.