Written by successful authors Sue Thompson and Judy Binns, who are experts in teaching and writing for senior practical mathematics courses.
Chapters are written in plain English with an emphasis on numeracy and literacy.
Themes include sport, health, travel, house plans, building and measurement.
Each chapter begins with a chapter problem to be solved, a chapter table of contents, and a list of chapter outcomes
Graded exercises are linked to worked examples and include problem-solving and realistic applications.
Investigations explore the syllabus in more detail through group work, discovery and modelling activities.
A keyword activity at the end of each chapter focuses on the mathematical language and terminology learned in the chapter.
Glossary/index is a useful reference of course terminology