Author(s): F. Cowin
Putting Mathematics to Work series offers a topical, visually exciting series that offers a practical course in mathematics for schools and training centres. The series offers students the opportunity to meet the requirements of the New Zealand Curriculum and to gain appropriate unit standards. Practice with basic mathematics and calculation skills that are so essential in the transition from schools to the outside world are provided. The focus is on the application of mathematics in practical everyday situations: budgetting, shopping, earning money, paying bills, planning a trip, etc.