Who is your publisher? Our publisher is the Mathematical Association of NSW (MANSW). They are the leading body for professional mathematics teacher development in NSW.
Is this for the new Stage 6 syllabus? Yes. This series of books is for the newly introduced syllabus. When will each book be ready? Year 11 Mathematics Advanced: Available for purchase now. Year 11 Mathematics Extension 1: Available for purchase now. Year 12 Mathematics Advanced:Available for purchase now. Year 12 Mathematics Extension 1:Available for purchase now. Year 12 Mathematics Extension 2: TBD
Does the book contain theory? Yes, but not in the conventional way.
Each section of our book begins with Fundamentals, which is a series of basic questions testing to see if students know the foundations before attempting the exercise. Please see the preview of selected sections of the book. How can we use this in the classroom? Our book is best used once the basic theory and worked examples have been covered in class. Use this book if you are looking for
another source of questions for with a different flavour from your main text.
more challenging problems that also sometimes provides students with a glimpse into more advanced theory.
investigation tasks related to every chapter in the book.
Each section of every exercise has a purpose.
Fundamentals: Basic pre-requisite theory to recall before even attempting the exercises.
Early questions: Breaks down the main steps of standard problems into smaller parts for students.
Main body: Combination of drill questions, 'typical exam questions' and easier proof questions.
Challenge: Harder applications, more advanced proofs and 'end-of-exam questions'.
Chapter review: Consolidates and combines techniques from previous exercises
Investigation tasks: Students are required to apply in-depth techniques to explore topic-related concepts independently.
So, in essence, this book will be an excellent supplementary classroom text
When will fully worked solutions be available? 'Proof' or 'show'-type questions have "See full worked solutions" in the back-of-book answers. All other questions have numerical or diagrammatic answers at the back of the book. From now until September of 2019, we will be uploading on this website fully worked solutions only to the questions in our book with "See full worked solutions", but not for questions with numerical answers. Those will be done after September of 2019.
We are working on writing the upcoming books and having them all ready by the next MANSW Conference in September. This is our priority for now, so please bear with us. We will keep you posted regularly in the Updates tab in the navigation bar.
Are the fully worked solutions free? Yes! They can be downloaded from our site free of charge. It is absorbed in the price of the book.
This sounds great! How can I preview the book? On our home page, click on the image of any of the five books that you wish to preview.
How much is the book? For members of MANSW, it is $75. For non-members, it is $85.
I've spotted an error. What do I do? Please click here to let us know, and we will fix it immediately.
I'd like to do a large school order. Do we get discounts? Absolutely. Please click here to contact us, and we will organise an appropriate discount by-volume.
Some of the answers in the full worked solutions seem to be a little bit different from what's in the book! We are continuously improving our book as we go, and we often find these improvements as we type out the full worked solutions. These improvements may be slight modifications to the questions, corrections, or even a re-ordering of the parts. So, you may occasionally find that something is not quite matching.
Usually, the change is not hugely drastic, and you can work out what the change was from the full worked solutions. We sincerely apologise for any confusions that this may cause, and we are aiming to minimise the occurrence of this.