This edition of Alpha Mathematics has been completely revised to meet the requirements of Level Four Mathematics and Statistics in the New Zealand Curriculum:
Alpha Mathematics 2e takes maximum advantage of a full-colour design to make it easy to navigate through the book and follow the mathematical ideas. Thousands of colourful diagrams, photos, cartoons, tags and icons are incorporated within its hundreds of short, focused exercises to help bring the mathematics to life and keep students interested, while topics are revisited through the book to reinforce learning. Hundreds of additional puzzles and investigations are included for more able students and fast finishers.
Alpha Mathematics 2e has been produced to fit a variety of learning approaches. In many cases appropriate technology can be used: Computer Algebra Systems (CAS), spreadsheets, and ordinary scientific calculators.
This textbook can be used alongside the other elements of the Alpha Mathematics package: