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Developmental Mathematics Book 2

By | Copyright Year:2016 | ISBN-13: 9780170350990

Developmental Mathematics is a unique and trusted series for Years 7 – 10 students with strong numeracy and literacy needs.

Revised for the new Australian Curriculum as well as the New South Wales syllabus Stages 4 and 5.1.

Each chapter is presented clearly on a double-page spread.

The left page contains explanations, worked examples, and if appropriate a word bank of mathematical terminology and a fact box.

The right page contains an exercise set, including multiple-choice questions, scaffolded solutions and realistic applications of mathematics.

Each chapter concludes with a language activity that reinforces mathematical terminology.

Chapter practice tests are included containing non-calculator questions on general topics and topic questions grouped by chapter subheading.

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your education consultant for access codes and conditions.


1 Working with numbers
2 Primes and powers
3 Pythagoras' theorem
4 Integers
5 Decimals
6 Algebra
7 Angles and symmetry
8 Triangles and quadrilaterals
9 Length and time
10 Area and volume
11 Fractions
12 Percentages
13 Investigating data
14 Probability
15 Further algebra
16 Ratios and rates
17 Graphing lines


Sandra Tisdell-Clifford taught at Newcastle Grammar School. She also wrote the Developmental Mathematics 7-10 series.