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Walker Maths Senior 2.3 Sequence and Series

By | Copyright Year:2015 | ISBN-13: 9780170354202

Published:31/10/2014
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. Projection Files are also available for all standards, please contact your Sales Representative for more details.

CONTENTS

Formulae
Glossary
Arithmetic sequences
Finding a and d from an arithmetic sequence
Finding an arithmetic sequence using a and d
Finding any term in an arithmetic sequence
Creating a general term from a and d
The sum of an arithmetic series
Arithmetic sequence applications
Geometric sequences
Finding a geometric sequence using a and r
Finding any term of a geometric sequence
Creating a general term from a and r
The sum of a geometric series
Geometric sequence application
Dealing with time
Sum to infinity
Applications of sums to infinity
Arithmetic or geometric?
Mixing it up (applications) Investments
Inexact sequences
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

All workbooks are written for the current NCEA Achievement standards

New, fresh content – right up to date

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

Rigorous trialing of both text and answers

Clearly modeled 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.

$6.32