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Walker Maths 3.2 Linear Programming

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170389396

Published:10/02/2017
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.

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CONTENTS

Glossary

What is linear programming?

Drawing straight lines
1. Plotting points using the equation
2. Finding points using the table function on your calculator
3. Using the x and y intercepts
4. Horizontal and vertical lines
5. Drawing lines using your calculator
Test yourself

Finding where lines meet (intersections)
1. By drawing the lines
2. By solving the equations simultaneously
Substitution
Elimination
3. Finding intersections using your calculator
4. Solving equations simultaneously using your calculator
Test yourself

Inequations
1. Understanding the words
2. Rearranging inequations
3. Drawing inequations
4. Drawing inequations on your calculator

Putting it all together

Writing inequations

Linear programming

How to deal with vertices that are not whole numbers

Multiple solutions

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.

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