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Walker Maths 2.14 Systems of Equations

By | Copyright Year:2018 | ISBN-13: 9780170416009

Published:25/10/2017
Walker Maths is a series of single standard workbooks containing high-quality, up to date material at NCEA Mathematics levels 1, 2 and 3.

The well-designed, write-on workbooks contain teaching material, including relevant formulae, and ample practice exercises along with sample tasks and questions. The workbooks reflect the content and style of the new standards, and allow teachers total flexibility in course design for students at all levels.

As a single standard series, Walker Maths offers Maths department the ability to buy titles all at once, or throughout the year as required.

A Walker Maths Digital Teacher Resource is available for $9.95 per year for a single download. Each Digital Teacher Resource includes a Walker Maths eBook/projection file. Plus a selection of
• Worksheets
• Extra questions
• Teacher notes
• Videos
• Puzzle sheets
• Practice quizzes
• Worked solutions
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CONTENTS

Glossary

Straight lines
The gradient of a line
Finding the equations of a straight line
1 Using the gradient and the y-intercept
2 Using the gradient and one point
3 Using two points
4 From practical information
Putting it all together

Recognising graphs and curves
Parabolas
Parabolas – matching equations with graphs
Circles
Circles – matching equations with graphs
Hyperbolas
Hyperbolas – matching equations with graphs
Mixing it up

Quadratic expressions
Expanding
Factorising quadratics
1 Where the coefficient of x2 is 1
2 Where the coefficient of x2 is not 1 and there is a common factor
3 Where the coefficient of x2 is not 1 and there is no common factor
Solving quadratic equations
1 By factorising
2 Using the quadratic formula
3 Using a calculator
Finding how many solutions exist

Simultaneous equations
Line and parabola
Line and circle
Line and hyperbola
Finding unknown values, given the number of solutions
Mixing it up, with applications

Practice tasks
Answers

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Charlotte Walker BEd, GradDipTchLn, MHealSc. Charlotte has nine years' experience in teaching Mathematics, and is currently Assistant HOD of Mathematics and Dean of Year 9 at Darfield High School.

Victoria Walker BSc (Hons), GradDipTchLn.Victoria has twenty years' experience in teaching Mathematics, and is currently Teacher of Mathematics and Specialist Classroom Teacher at Riccarton High School. She has received a Jim Campbell award for teaching excellence (2003) and an Ernest Duncan award in Mathematics (2007).

FEATURES

New, fresh content - right up to date!

Cost effective write-on workbooks for individual standards allows for flexibility in course design.

Rigorous trialling of both text and answers.

Clearly modelled worked examples.

Plenty of practice opportunities.

A high standard of design and production – the clean design allows for plenty of open space and text.

Talented mother-daughter team with many years of combined teaching experience in New Zealand schools.

$9.05