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Maths Quest 8 for New South Wales, Australian Curriculum Edition, Stage 4 & eBookPLUS

Maths Quest 8 for New South Wales, Australian Curriculum Edition, Stage 4 & eBookPLUS

Catherine Smith, Lyn Elms, Lee Roland, Robert Rowland

ISBN: 978-1-118-61014-5

Jan 2014, Jacaranda

640 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Maths Quest 8 for NSW Australian Curriculum Edition and eBookPLUS has been written specifically to meet the requirements of the NSW Australian Curriculum. The Mathematics Syllabus focuses on students Working Mathematically in the strands of Fluency, Understanding, Reasoning, Problem-Solving and Communicating.


• Problem Solving chapters to provide students with opportunities to apply their knowledge out of the context of defined topics
• NAPLAN practice questions
• links to assessON – our innovative online tool that provides additional assessment resources for your mathematics course and enables online assessments FOR, AS and OF learning and automatic feedback
• links to SpyClass for MQ7, a captivating online comic-style game where students complete a range of missions 
• Individual pathways: All exercises within the text are carefully graded so that students get to work at their own level. At the start of each exercise a guide to Individual pathways is provided. Individual Pathway Activities are available on the eBookPLUS to provide additional opportunities for students to engage with relevant mathematical concepts at their own level.
• A language section to provide students with opportunities to use mathematical language in context and to enhance their literacy skills
• A rich task/Investigation (Communication) to provide students with opportunities to explore and apply mathematical ideas beyond the level of skill
• Chapter Challenges to provide students with opportunities to think beyond the obvious and the concrete
• Puzzles to engage students and provide them with opportunities to learn through fun activities

Maths Quest 8 NSW Australian Curriculum Edition and eBookPLUS is a hard-copy student text accompanied by the eBookPLUS.

eBookPLUS resources include:

•  Access from any digital device: PC/MAC/iPad/Android Tablet.
•  Worksheets - Word documents designed for easy customisation and editing.
•  Interactivities and games to reinforce and enhance student learning.
•  eLessons - engaging video clips and supporting material.
•  Weblinks to relevant support material on the internet.
•  ProjectsPLUS - unique ICT-based projects that provide opportunities for students to demonstrate creativity, thinking skills and teamwork.

Introduction viii
About eBookPLUS xii
Acknowledgements xiii


Chapter 1 - Numeracy 2
Chapter 2 - Integers 32
Chapter 3 - Index laws 56
Chapter 4 - Real numbers 86
Chapter 5 - Ratios and rates 128
Chapter 6 - Application of percentages 168
Chapter 7 - Congruence 198
Chapter 8 - Algebra 232
Chapter 9 - Problem solving I 278
Chapter 10 - Measurement 304
Chapter 11 - Linear equations 364
Chapter 12 - Representing and
Chapter 13 - Probability 468
Chapter 14 - Coordinates
Chapter 15 - Pythagoras’ theorem 568
Chapter 16 - Problem solving II 602

Answers 617
Glossary 619
Index 621