Beta Mathematics 2

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This resource, published by Schofield & Sims, is the second in the Beta Mathematics series of text books which were developed for use by students of junior and middle school age. It continues the theme of previous books and allows students to review and extend their knowledge of specific topics.

Contents include:

Number - Tens and units; notation • Addition and subtraction facts to 18 • Bridging the tens • Tens and units; graded addition and subtraction • x ÷ Tables 2, 3, 4, 5 tests; products, factors • Tens and units; graded multiplication and division practice • Hundreds, tens and units; notation, place value; x and ÷ by 10 • Hundreds, tens and units; graded addition and subtraction practice • Counting in sixes sevens, eights, nines • Tables 2-10 tests; products, factors • Hundreds, tens and units; graded multiplication and division practice
Graphs - Making a count; axes • Drawing and interpretation of block graphs • Graphs, scales
Money - Counting coins • Using coins • £s and pence • Addition and subtraction practice • Multiplication and division practice
Fractions - Halves, quarters, thirds, fifths • Halves, quarters, eighths • Thirds, sixths • Fifths, tenths • Evaluation; making fractions • Fractional parts of £1, 1m; pie charts, mixed numbers
Measures - Length cm and m; estimating and measuring • Estimating and measuring to the nearest cm, m, kilometre • Mass, capacity; estimating and measuring; kg, 1/2 kg; litre, 1/2 litre • kg, 500 g, 200 g, 100 g; net and gross mass; costing, estimating and measuring Litres, 1/2 l, ml
Time - Telling the time to 5 min • The calendar • Time to a minute; periods of time; minutes, seconds, stop-watch, 24-hour clock
Lines and edges - Straight and curved lines; parallel lines; perpendicular lines
Angles - Right angles; acute, obtuse angles • Rotation; direction N, S, E, W
Shapes - Squares; rectangles • Triangles • Circles; use of compasses • 3-D shapes • Surfaces; perimeter • Area by counting squares
Plans - Reading and drawing plans; easy scales • Road map
Revision -Test Yourself - Number and money • Measures • Lines, edges, angles, shapes • Four rules

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