Exploring Project Maths Book 3 completes the Higher Level Junior Cycle mathematics course. It follows on from Exploring Project Maths Book 1.
It continues to reflect the change in approach envisaged in Project Maths.
The emphasis throughout is on understanding maths, the correct use of the language of maths and the development of problem-solving skills.
The main features are:
classroom activities that encourage students to discover results for themselves;
innovative and varied approaches;
full colour throughout;
a cartoon character that draws students attention to key points;
essential information is clearly highlighted;
a plentiful supply of worked examples;
many real life problems that make maths more interesting and relevant to students;
background historical information that will be of interest to both students and teachers;
a revision exercise at the end of each chapter;
each chapter concludes with a chapter summary to assist students with their revision;
solutions to exercises are also included.
The colourful diagrams, photographs and cartoon characters that enhance the visual appeal of the book will also help stimulate interest among students.