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Walker Maths Senior 2.7 Calculus

By | Copyright Year:2015 | ISBN-13: 9780170354233

Published:30/12/2014
Suitable For: New Zealand
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
Calculus — the mathematics of change
Gradient revision
Gradient function of a parabola
Sketching gradient functions of curves
Calculus — the mathematics of change
Terminology
Differentiation
Differentiating a polynomial
Using a differentiated polynomial to calculate the gradient
Using a differentiated polynomial to locate points where the curve has a given gradient
Putting it all together
Locating turning points and determining their nature
Finding where functions are increasing and decreasing
Applications
Anti-differentiation
Anti-differentiating a polynomial
Calculating c
Kinematics
Differentiation in kinematics
Anti-differentiation in kinematics
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.

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