Senior Mathematics Study Aid Textbook
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Not a C Minus is a comprehensive study aid for senior high school Mathematics. It covers topics such as calculus, probability, finance and trigonometry, and uses a conversational, informal teaching style. Every topic is explained in detail, with sample questions and worked solutions. Not a C Minus also contains all the practical tips, tricks, and advice picked up by myself, my fellow students, and the students I've tutored over the years. More than 4000 students and their parents have bought Not a C Minus. Whether you're a current high school student, a parent, an adult going back to further study, a teacher or a tutor, Not a C Minus can help you, your children, or your students with Mathematics.
What's in the Package?

Not a C Minus (135 pages, illustrated)

The book is illustrated and filled with explanations, worked solutions and handy hints. Book ISBN is 095813751X.
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The Topics
Here is a list of the topics covered in Not a C Minus:
PREFACE
THE QUADRATIC FORMULA
SOLVING BY FACTORIZING
PICKING THE 'CORRECT' SOLUTION
QUADRATIC EQUATION SUMMARY
PLOTTING QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS
SOLVING BY COMPLETING THE SQUARE
TURNING RECURRING DECIMALS INTO FRACTIONS
INDICES
LOGARITHMS
LOGARITHM LAWS
CHANGE OF BASE THEOREM
RATES OF CHANGE
DERIVATIVES
DIFFERENTIATION RULES
THE CHAIN RULE
THE PRODUCT RULE
THE QUOTIENT RULE
SOLVING POLYNOMIAL EQUATIONS
GENERAL APPROACH TO SOLVING POLYNOMIALS
TRIGONOMETRY
WORKING OUT WHICH SIDE IS WHICH
FINDING THE AREA OF A TRIANGLE
THE COSINE RULE
THE SINE RULE
PROBLEMS WITH THE SINE RULE
THE UNIT CIRCLE
EXACT TRIGONOMETRIC RATIOS
FINANCE AND INTEREST
COMMON TERMS

EFFECTIVE INTEREST RATES
PRESENT AND FUTURE VALUES
DEPRECIATIONSTRAIGHTLINE DEPRECIATION
DIMINISHINGVALUE METHOD
SCRAP VALUE
ANNUITIES
PRESENT VALUES OF ANNUITIES
SOLVING SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS
THE ELIMINATION METHOD
THE SUBSTITUTION METHOD
SOLVING THREE OR MORE SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS
INTEGRATION
THE CONSTANT OF INTEGRATION
INTEGRATION RULES
SOME PHYSICAL MEANINGS OF INTEGRATION
INTEGRATION AND GRAPHS
CURVES THAT PASS BELOW THE XAXIS
CALCULATING AREAS BETWEEN CURVES
NUMERICAL INTEGRATION METHODS
RIEMANN SUMS
TRAPEZOIDAL RULE
GENERAL POINTS FOR BOTH RULES
PROBABILITY
RELATIVE FREQUENCY
PROBABILITIES
TREE DIAGRAMS
MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE EVENTS
ADDITION RULE
PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTIONS
PASCAL'S TRIANGLE
SOLVING DY/DX = KY

APPROXIMATE DERIVATIVES
HYPOTHESIS TESTING
BIAS IN SAMPLING
HYPOTHESIS TESTING
LEVEL OF SIGNIFICANCE
THE SIGN TEST
SMALL SAMPLE HYPOTHESIS TESTING
HYPOTHESIS TESTING ON LARGE SAMPLE SIZES
SMALL SAMPLE CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
UPPER CONFIDENCE LIMITS
LOWER CONFIDENCE LIMITS
LARGE SAMPLE CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
PLOTTING PERIODIC FUNCTIONS
AMPLITUDE TRANSFORMATIONS
SIDEWAYS MOVEMENT
HORIZONTAL SQUASHING/STRETCHING
VERTICAL DISPLACEMENTS
SIGN CHANGES
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
SKETCHING GRAPHS
XAXIS INTERCEPTS
YAXIS INTERCEPT
LOCAL MAXIMA AND MINIMA
POINTS OF HORIZONTAL INFLECTION
POINTS OF INFLECTION
STATIONARY POINTS
CRITICAL POINTS
ASYMPTOTES AND DISCONTINUOUS GRAPHS
PLOTTING MORE COMPLICATED ASYMPTOTE FUNCTIONS
GENERAL TIPS FOR TESTS

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