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This task-driven text emphasizes strategies and processes and is very different from the usual style of mathematics textbooks. Each of the sections is designed to stand alone so that they can be studied in any order or dipped into as needed. The Second Edition has been updated to meet the needs of anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge and understanding of mathematics. There is an emphasis on learning and doing mathematics, with an expanded section on measures and proportion, and statistics.

Algebra
Algebra
Introduction

For many people, the word ‘algebra’ conjures up a forest of letters, numbers and symbols, and a memory of apparently pointless rules for doing things with expressions and solving equations. This is similar to having the impression that cooking is only about following complicated recipes using ...

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