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Dimensions Math
^{®}
Textbook 6A
Price
$22.50
Publisher:
Star Publishing Pte Ltd & Singapore Math Inc
ISBN:
9789814658225
pp.:
232
Grade:
G6
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DMCCT6A
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Description
Contents_Samples
Dimensions Math
^{®}
is a series of textbooks designed for middle school students. Developed in collaboration between Star Publishing and Singapore Math Inc
^{®}
, this series follows the Singapore Mathematics Framework and covers the topics in the Common Core State Standards.
The emphasis of this series is on empowering the students to learn mathematics effectively and independently. Depending on the topics covered, different approaches are adopted for the presentation of concepts to facilitate easy understanding by students to internalize concepts and instill in them an interest to explore the topics further.
Each book includes appropriate examples, class activities and diagrams to understand the concepts and apply them. IT skills and values are incorporated as appropriate.
With this comprehensive series, we hope that students will find learning mathematics an easy and fun experience so that they will be motivated to study the subject, discover mathematical features and apply them in reallife situations.
Our special thanks to Richard Askey, Professor Emeritus (University of WisconsinMadison) for his indispensable advice and suggestions in the production of
Dimensions Math
^{®}
series.
We wish to express our sincere thanks to all those who have provided valuable feedback and great assistance in the production of this series.
The Writing Team
Dimensions Math
^{®}
Above is adapted from the preface of
Dimensions Math
^{®}
.
Some features of this series include the following:
Class activities which allow the student to learn mathematics through discovery. Some of the class activities make use of Geometer’s Sketchpad (available at
keypress.com
).
Worked examples are followed by a similar question
(Try It!)
so that students can check if they have understood the concepts presented earlier.
An exercise for each lesson including questions in the following sequence:
Basic Practice
(simple questions involving a direct application of the concepts)
Further Practice
(more challenging questions on direct application)
Maths@Work
(questions that apply mathematical concepts to reallife situations)
Brainworks
(questions involving higher order thinking or an openended approach to problems)
Each chapter is followed by a review exercise; the
Extend Your Learning Curve
activity encourages students to explore mathematical concepts further or apply mathematics in reallife situations, with some questions requiring sentence or paragraph answers to encourage students to reflect on their learning experiences.
The right margins contain remarks on important information, concepts or definitions covered earlier related to the current material to help students recall them, discussion questions, interesting puzzles or facts that are related to mathematics, and some website references.
The answer key at the back of the book provides answers to the
Try It!
and the problems in the exercises for the
Basic Practice
,
Further Practice
, and
Maths@Work
questions. It does not include answers to the class activities or the
Extend Your Learning Curve
activities.
Dimensions Math
^{®}
Textbook 6A
Contents
Chapter 1: Whole Numbers
1.1 Order of Operations
A. Expressions and Equations
B. Exponents
C. Order of Operations without Parentheses
D. Order of Operations with Parentheses
1.2 Factors and Multiples
A. Factors
B. Multiples
1.3 Multiplication
A. Properties of Multiplication
B. Mental Multiplication
1.4 Division
A. Properties of Division
B. Mental Division
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Problem Solving Corner
Chapter 2: Fractions
2.1 Multiplication of Fractions
A. Multiplication of a Proper Fraction by a Whole Number
B. Multiplication of a Proper Fraction by a Fraction
C. Multiplication of an Improper Fraction or a Mixed Number by a Whole Number
D. Multiplication of an Improper Fraction or a Mixed Number by a Fraction
2.2 Division of Fractions
A. Division of a Whole Number by a Fraction
B. Division of a Fraction by a Whole Number
C. Division of a Fraction by a Fraction
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Problem Solving Corner
Chapter 3: Decimals
3.1 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
A. Structure of Decimals
B. Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.2 Multiplication of Decimals
A. Decimal Number System
B. Multiplier and Product
C. Multiplying Decimals
3.3 Division of Decimals
A. Divisor and Quotient
B. Dividing Decimals
3.4 Metric Measurements and Decimals
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Problem Solving Corner
Chapter 4: Negative Numbers
4.1 Positive and Negative Numbers
4.2 Comparing Positive and Negative Numbers
A. The Number Line
B. Absolute Value
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Chapter 5: Ratios
5.1 Ratios and Equivalent Ratios
A. Finding Ratio
B. Equivalent Ratios
5.2 Ratios and Fractions
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Problem Solving Corner
Chapter 6: Rate
6.1 Average and Rate
6.2 Unit Rate
6.3 Speed
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Problem Solving Corner
Chapter 7: Percent
7.1 Meaning of Percent
7.2 Percentage of a Quantity
In A Nutshell
Write In Your Journal
Extend Your Learning Curve
Problem Solving Corner
Answers
Samples coming soon!
Our recommendation:
Dimensions Math
^{®}
Series
is ideal for both classroom and home use for 6th8th grades.
Recommended for those who want a challenging Singapore Math
^{®}
series from a country with a proven track record in math education. This series integrates prealgebra, algebra, and geometry and includes some trigonometry and advanced math topics.
Teacher involvement is generally required.
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