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Developmental Mathematics Book 4

By | Copyright Year:2016 | ISBN-13: 9780170351058

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 Percentages
3 Earning and saving money
4 Algebra
5 Pythagoras' theorem
6 Trigonometry
7 Ratios and rates
8 Congruent and similar figures
9 Length and time
10 Indices
11 Area and volume
12 Investigating data
13 Equations and inequalities
14 Probability
15 Coordinate geometry
16 Graphing lines and curves


Sandra Tisdell-Clifford teaches at Newcastle Grammar School and was Mathematics Coordinator at Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta for 10 years. In addition to updating Developmental Mathematics in 2003 and writing its Blackline Masters, she has also co-written Nelson Senior Maths General 11 for the Australian Curriculum, teaching resources for the NSW senior series Maths in Focus and homework sheets for New Century Maths.