Author(s): E. Duffy
Connections Maths 8 is the second of two dynamic textbooks and CD-ROM packages that give complete coverage of the new Mathematics Stage 4 syllabus for New South Wales.
outcomes at the start of every chapter
a dynamic full colour design that clearly distinguishes theory, examples, exercises, and features
carefully graded exercises with worked examples and solutions linked to each
cartoons offering helpful hints
working mathematically strands that are fully integrated. These also feature regularly in challenging sections designed as extension material which also contain interesting historical and real life context
a chapter review to revise and consolidate learning in each chapter
speed skills sections to revise and provide mental arithmetic skills
problem solving application strategies with communication and reasoning through an inquiry approach
a comprehensive Diagnostic test providing a cumulative review of learning in all chapters, cross referenced to each exercise
integrated technology activities
literacy skills develop language skills relevant to each chapter
fully linked icons to accompanying CD-ROM.
the student CD-ROM accompanying this textbook can be used at school or at home for further explanation and learning.
Each CD-ROM contains:
animated worked examples
movies related to selected topics offering explanation for visual learners. These feature bright, energetic, young presenters in appealing locations
technology files featuring formatted spreadsheets and geometry demonstrations
the entire textbook, with hyperlinks to the above features.