Beta Mathematics 5

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This resource, published by Schofield & Sims, is the fifth 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 and Money - Decimal number system • Number practice • Money practice • Long multiplication and division • Decimal fractions, division and approximations • Counting systems base5 • Letters for numbers • Substitution, formulae • Expressions and equations • Fractions • Equivalent fractions addition and subtraction, percentages • Percentages, ratios
Measures - Length, distance, time, speed, mass, capacity, volume • Accuracy of measurements reading dials • Averages
Measuring temperature
Time - 24-hour clock
Graphs - Column, jagged line, continuous line • Fixing position: co-ordinates • Straight line and curved
Lines and Angles - Supplementary and opposite angles • Parallels, corresponding and alternate angles • Bisecting angles, bearings
Shapes - Constructions • Right angle, rectangle, parallelogram, rhombus, trapezium, polygons • Triangles
Angles in shapes - Quadrilaterals, polygons •Similar angles • Right-angled triangles: 3, 4, 5 triangle, hypotenuse • Squares and square roots • Symmetry • Reflection, isosceles triangle • Rotation
Surfaces, solids Squares, rectangles, triangles, parallelograms - Area
Circles - Diameter, radius, circumference, π, arcs, sectors • Area • Chords •Circle through three points
Cuboids and prisms - Volume
Solids and nets - Cubes and cuboids • Square and triangular pyramids
Plans and Maps - Drawing to scale • Finding height • Fixing position • Maps
Sets- Sets, subsets, symbols • Venn diagrams •Intersection and union • Three intersecting sets
Test yourself

Beta Mathematics 5 (answers) - linked by page to the students book.

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