This resource, published by Schofield & Sims, is the sixth 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 and money practice • Decimal fractions, division and approximation • Long multiplication and division • Counting systems, base 10, base 5, base 2 • Decimal fractions, multiplication, approximation significant figures, division**Letters for Numbers **- Expressions, equations and graphs • Simplifying expressions, solving equations**Fractions** - Equivalent fractions • Decimal fractions, percentage and ratio • Percentage increase and decrease, profit and loss**Metric Measures** - Length, capacity, volume, weight, time, speed, distance • Costings • Averages**Time** -24-hour clock**Graphs** - Co-ordinates - translation, relationships, positive and negative numbers • Relationships - addition and subtraction of positive and negative numbers • Straight line, curved, powers of 2, indices**Lines and Angles** - Acute, obtuse and reflex angles, parallels, corresponding and alternate angles, supplementary angles • Bearings**Shapes, Constructions** - Bisection of an angle • Construction of an angle of 60° and a right angle • Perpendiculars, inscribed circle of a triangle • Bisection of a line • Finding the centre of a circle • Triangles**Right-angled triangles** - Pythagoras' theorem, squares and square roots • Similar triangles, tangent ratio**Symmetry** - Reflection and rotation • Congruence: Triangles, parallelograms and rhombuses**Surfaces, solids: Rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, circles, trapezium, cylinders** - Area**Circles** - Sectors and segments • Angles at the circumference**Cuboids, prisms, cylinders** - Volume**Solids and nets** - Pyramids, prisms, octahedron • Sections and cross-sections**Plans and Maps** - Drawing to scale, angles of elevation and depression, bearings, triangulation**Sets** - Subsets, symbols • Venn diagrams • Three intersecting sets**Making Sure** - Revision**Imperial Measures**- Length, weight, capacity • Costings • Rulers, maps and scale drawing • Area and volume • Distance, time and speed • Useful Imperial to metric conversions

**Beta Mathematics 6 (answers)** - linked by page to the students book.

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Subject(s) | Mathematics |
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Tags | n.a |

Age | 7-11, 11-14 |

Published | 1970 - 1979 |

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URL | https://www.stem.org.uk/rxyeb |

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- Schofield & Sims