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Nelson Think Maths for the Australian Curriculum Year 8
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Introduction Symbols and abbreviations Acknowledgements 1 Statistics 1.1 Statistical measures 1.2 Organising data 1.3 Comparing samples and populations Chapter summary Chapter review 2 Properties of shapes 2.1 Geometric shapes 2.2 Classifying triangles and quadrilaterals 2.3 Transformations 2.4 Similarity, congruence and symmetry Chapter summary Chapter review 3 Numbers and indices 3.1 Positive and negative numbers 3.2 Indices 3.3 Scientific notation Chapter summary Chapter review 4 Functions and graphs 4.1 Plotting points and lines 4.2 Linear graphs 4.3 Connecting algebra and geometry Chapter summary Chapter review 5 Fractions and decimals 5.1 Comparing rational and irrational numbers 5.2 Adding and subtracting rational numbers 5.3 Multiplying and dividing rational numbers 5.4 Applications of fractions and decimals Chapter summary Chapter review 6 Shapes and angles 6.1 Using angle relationships 6.2 Calculating angles on parallel lines 6.3 Calculating angles in triangles 6.4 Congruent triangles 6.5 Calculating angles in polygons Chapter summary Chapter review 7 Applying ratios and rates 7.1 Rates 7.2 Ratios 7.3 Practical ratios and rates 8 Probability 8.1 Basic probability 8.2 Two-way tables and complementary events 8.3 Two-step probabilities Chapter summary Chapter review 9 Algebraic expressions 9.1 Algebraic modelling 9.2 Expanding and simplifying 9.3 Factorising Chapter summary Chapter review 10 Measuring shapes and time 10.1 Areas of triangles, rectangles and circles 10.2 Areas of other shapes 10.3 Surface area 10.4 Volumes of prisms and cylinders 10.5 Measuring triangles 10.6 Measuring time intervals Chapter summary Chapter review 11 Personal business calculations 11.1 Accounts and budgets 11.2 Percentages 11.3 Personal business 11.4 Borrowing and investing money Chapter summary Chapter review 12 Solving equations 12.1 Creating equations 12.2 Equation solution methods 12.3 Applying linear equations Chapter summary Chapter review Glossary Appendix A Scientific calculator skills Appendix B Scientific calculator exercises Answers Index  