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Introduction vi About eBookPLUS viii Acknowledgements ix Chapter 1. Earning money 1 1A Calculating salary payments 1 Exercise 1A 2 1B Calculating wages 3 Exercise 1B 5 1C Commission and royalties 8 Exercise 1C 9 1D Payment by piece 12 Exercise 1D 13 1E Working overtime 14 Exercise 1E 16 1F Government allowances 19 Exercise 1F 20 1G Additions to and deductions from gross pay 22 Exercise 1G 23 1H Budgeting 27 Exercise 1H 29 Summary 35 Chapter review 36 ICT activities 39 Answers 40 Chapter 2. Investing money 43 2A Calculation of simple interest 43 Exercise 2A 46 2B Graphing simple interest functions 48 Exercise 2B 50 2C Calculation of compound interest 53 Exercise 2C 55 2D Calculating compound interest from a table of compounded values 57 Exercise 2D 60 2E Share dividends 62 Exercise 2E 62 2F Graphing share performance 64 Exercise 2F 66 2G Infl ation and appreciation 68 Exercise 2G 69 Summary 72 Chapter review 73 ICT activities 76 Answers 77 Chapter 3. Taxation 81 3A Calculating allowable deductions 81 Exercise 3A 83 3B Taxable income 85 Exercise 3B 87 3C Medicare levy 90 Exercise 3C 90 3D Calculating tax 91 Exercise 3D 94 3E Calculating GST and VAT 97 Exercise 3E 98 3F Graphing tax functions 101 Exercise 3F 101 Summary 103 Chapter review 104 ICT activities 106 Answers 107 Chapter 4. Statistics and society, data collection and sampling 109 4A Statistical processes 109 Exercise 4A 112 4B Target populations and sampling 114 Exercise 4B 116 4C Population characteristics 118 Exercise 4C 120 4D Types of data 122 Exercise 4D 123 4E Bias 125 Exercise 4E 128 Summary 132 Chapter review 133 ICT activities 136 Answers 137 Chapter 5. Displaying single data sets 141 5A Types of graphs and stem-and-leaf plots 141 Exercise 5A 144 5B Frequency tables and cumulative frequency 146 Exercise 5B 149 5C Range and interquartile range, deciles and percentiles 154 Exercise 5C 158 5D Five-number summaries 164 Exercise 5D 166 5E Appropriate graphs and misuse of graphs 169 Exercise 5E 173 Summary 177 Chapter review 178 ICT activities 182 Answers 183 Chapter 6. Summary statistics 189 6A Calculating the mean 189 Exercise 6A 193 6B Median and mode 198 Exercise 6B 201 6C Standard deviation 205 Exercise 6C 208 6D Best summary statistics 212 Exercise 6D 214 Summary 220 Chapter review 221 ICT activities 226 Answers 227 Chapter 7. Measurement 231 7A Measurements as approximations 231 Exercise 7A 233 7B Units of measurement and scientific notation 234 Exercise 7B 237 7C Ratios 239 Exercise 7C 240 7D Rates 242 Exercise 7D 245 7E Percentage change 247 Exercise 7E 248 Summary 250 Chapter review 251 ICT activities 253 Answers 254 Chapter 8. Perimeter, area and volume 257 8A Perimeter of plane shapes 257 Exercise 8A 259 8B Area of plane shapes 262 Exercise 8B 264 8C Field diagrams 268 Exercise 8C 270 8D Applications of area 271 Exercise 8D 271 8E Volume of prisms 273 Exercise 8E 275 Summary 279 Chapter review 280 ICT activities 282 Answers 283 Chapter 9. Similar figures and trigonometry 285 9A Similar f igures and scale factors 285 Exercise 9A 287 9B Solving problems using similar f igures 291 Exercise 9B 293 9C Calculating trigonometric ratios 297 Exercise 9C 301 9D Finding an unknown side 302 Exercise 9D 305 9E Finding angles 308 Exercise 9E 309 9F Applications of right-angled triangles 312 Exercise 9F 315 Proportional diagrams 316 Summary 317 Chapter review 318 ICT activities 321 Answers 322 Chapter 10. Probability 325 10A Multi-stage events 325 Exercise 10A 327 10B The fundamental counting principle 329 Exercise 10B 331 10C Probability statements 333 Exercise 10C 335 10D Relative frequency 336 Exercise 10D 338 10E Equally likely outcomes 341 Exercise 10E 342 10F The probability formula 343 Exercise 10F 345 10G Writing probabilities as decimals and percentages 348 Exercise 10G 349 10H Range of probabilities 351 Exercise 10H 353 10I Complementary events 356 Exercise 10I 357 Summary 360 Chapter review 361 ICT activities 364 Answers 365 Chapter 11. Algebraic manipulation 369 11A Operations with algebraic expressions 369 Exercise 11A 371 11B Further multiplication and division 372 Exercise 11B 373 11C Expanding and simplifying algebraic expressions 374 Exercise 11C 375 11d Substitution 376 Exercise 11D 377 11E Solving linear equations 379 Exercise 11E 381 Summary 384 Chapter review 385 ICT activities 387 Answers 388 Chapter 12. Modelling linear relationships 391 12A Graphing linear functions 391 Exercise 12A 393 12B Gradient and y-intercept 395 Exercise 12B 398 12C Drawing graphs using gradient and intercept 400 Exercise 12C 403 12D Simultaneous equations 404 Exercise 12D 407 12E Practical applications of linear functions 409 Exercise 12E 411 Summary 414 Chapter review 415 ICT activities 418 Answers 419 Chapter 13. Focus study: Mathematics and communication 425 Section 1 ? Mobile phone bills 425 13A Calculating costs 425 Exercise 13A 427 13B Reading a mobile phone bill 430 Exercise 13B 431 13C Phone usage 432 Exercise 13C 433 13D Choosing the best mobile phone plan for your needs 435 Exercise 13D 435 Section 2 ? Digital download and file storage 436 13E Units of storage 436 Exercise 13E 438 13F Digital transfer rates 439 Exercise 13F 439 13G Random selection 440 Exercise 13G 441 Summary 442 Chapter review 443 ICT activities 445 Answers 446 ICT activities ? Projectsplus pro-0135 The cost of piracy 448 Chapter 14. Focus study: Mathematics and driving 451 Section 1 ? Costs of purchase and insurance 451 14A Depreciation of new cars 452 Exercise 14A 453 14B Insurance and stamp duty 454 Exercise 14B 456 14C Financing your vehicle 457 Exercise 14C 460 Section 2 ? Running costs and depreciation 462 14D Fuel costs 462 Exercise 14D 463 14E Straight line depreciation 465 Exercise 14E 466 14F Declining balance method of depreciation 467 Exercise 14F 468 Section 3 ? Road safety 470 14G Speed and stopping distances 470 Exercise 14G 473 14H Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) 474 Exercise 14H 476 Summary 478 Chapter review 479 ICT activities 482 Answers 483 ICT activities ? Projectsplus pro-0136 Causes of accidents 486 Glossary 489 Index 492

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