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. More
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.
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 Depreciationstraight-Line Depreciation Diminishing-Value 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 X-Axis 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 X-Axis Intercepts Y-Axis 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