The teaching and learning of mathematics has degenerated into the realm of rote memorization, the outcome of which leads to satisfactory formal ability but not real understanding or greater intellectual independence. The new edition of this classic work seeks to address this problem. Its goal is to put the meaning back into mathematics. "Lucid . . . easily understandable".--Albert Einstein. 301 linecuts.
Certificate Mathematics is a two-year revision course for students following the General Proficiency Syllabus in Mathematics of the Caribbean Examinations Council. It provides a programme for thorough review and consolidation of all the basic aspects of mathematics needed for success in the examination. The fourth edition of this extremely popular and successful textbook. Takes account of the latest changes to the CXC syllabuses. Incorporates a very large number of graded exercises to help student's "learn by doing". Includes chapter summaries and points to remember that enhance the usefulness of the book for consolidation and revision. Contains specimen tests in preparation for the multiple choice and long answer papers of the CXC examination. Used systematically, Certificate Mathematics will provide students with a firm foundation for success in their CXC mathematics examinations.