# Tertiary Catalogue

## Series: Mathematics

### Algebra: The Basics

This program explains the basic concepts of algebra including number patterns, pronumerals, algebraic expressions, order of operations and expanding and simplifying. The natural and city landscapes of Asia are used to bring to life these abstract...Show More

### Algebraic Notation: Maths as a Foreign Language

Another winner in the Mathemania brand, this is a clear and concise explanation of algebraic notation. In this programme, we start with an introduction to algebraic notation then examine algebraic definitions and mathematical models, bringing it...Show More

### Algebraic Variables and Index Laws

This clip defines the mathematical concepts of constants and variables before going on to apply index laws to variables using positive integer indices and the zero index. Simplifying equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing...Show More

### Break Times

Every retail employee should understand how their shifts work and when their breaks are scheduled. This video explains how to use simple mathematics to calculate the length of shift times and when breaks should be taken in order to complete a...Show More

### Calculating Area

Calculating the area of a construction space is an important skill for working on a building site. This video explains the basic formula for area and how it can be applied to easily calculate wall area, incorporating length conversions, and...Show More

### Calculating Perimeter

Calculating the perimeter of a block of land is a crucial skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for perimeter and how it can be applied to calculate the length of fencing required for a construction site, as...Show More

### Calculating Volume

An understanding of the volume of spaces is an essential skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for volume and how it can be applied to easily calculate the amount of concrete needed for a house foundation by...Show More

### Cash Handling

Although technology enables easy and quick cash handling in many retail environments, a sound understanding of simple mathematics remains a helpful skill for working in retail. This video explains how mental maths can be used to ensure that...Show More

### Congruence and Similarity in Plane Shapes

Our 'tradie' narrator is busy constructing a playground. Follow along as she goes beyond practical demonstrations to mathematically prove that she is creating sunshade shapes that are congruent or similar to the equipment they are covering. By...Show More

### Decimals: The Accuracy of Numbers

Decimal numbers come into our lives just about every day. This programme explores the world of decimal numbers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way. We head to the beach and look at number...Show More

### Discounts

Understanding the mathematical processes behind discounts is a crucial skill for working in retail. This video explains how basic division and subtraction calculations can be used to complement calculator skills to work out new prices of sale...Show More

### Drawing Prisms

This clip explores prisms and uses computer graphics to show the aerial, front and side views of many different prisms. Throughout the clip, students are prompted to make their own drawings of different views of 3-D prisms and to sketch the 3-D...Show More

### Estimating and Quotes

The ability to estimate material quantities and provide quotes is a helpful skill for working in construction. This video explains how to estimate the area and materials needed for a tiling job, incorporating unit conversions, and how to allow...Show More

### Exploring Fractions

Join us on a fruit-slashing foray into the world of fractions. In this action-packed program, we slice and dice fruit into various fractions; adding, subtracting and further dividing plump fruit pieces as we demonstrate the basics of working with...Show More

### Exponents and Index Laws

Exponents and index laws can make manipulations of numbers simpler. In this clip, two situations are used to apply index laws to numerical expressions with integer indices. In the first situation, the narrator needs to determine how many pallets...Show More

### Exponents: We Are the Power

This entertaining and informative programme explains all about exponents, the powers to which numbers are raised. Examining positive and negative indices, the uses and benefits of using exponents to express very small and very large numbers, and...Show More

### Expressing Probability

Everything that happens around us has a probability, and this can be expressed in several ways. Using entertaining real-world examples such as picking which adorable kitten to adopt from a rescue home, or scoring the glittery green pen in your...Show More

### Finding the Area of Composite Shapes

Our narrator is helping to build a new playground. Her boss needs her to determine the area of different zones of the playground, some of which are composite shapes. Follow along as she works through the best way to determine the area of each...Show More

### Floats and Balances

For all retail businesses balancing a cash float at the end of day, strong mathematical skills are crucial. This video explains how to count the cash in a register at the end of the day, including differentiating between different methods of sale...Show More

### Food Safety and Time Calculations

Following food safety regulations surrounding potentially hazardous foods is an essential skill for working in hospitality. This video explains the mathematical calculations that can be used to work out when food needs to be checked for...Show More

### Geometric Transformations

This programme introduces the four common geometric transformations in interesting settings and in a way that is relevant to students. Translation, reflection, rotation and dilation are investigated as they are applied to common geometric shapes...Show More

### Integers: The Whole Thing

Integers are all around us and used for many different purposes. This programme explores the world of integers where we share a day in the life of the presenter who entertains us in her own quirky way, taking us to a snooker hall, then to a...Show More

### Into the Negative Zone!: Working with Integers

Our young presenter ventures fearlessly into the negative zone to learn how to add, subtract, multiply and divide positive and negative numbers.

### Introducing Probability

This program demonstrates experimental and theoretical probability. Looking particularly at: probability with, and without replacement; probabilities and their complements; representing events and probabilities with tree diagrams and odds.

### Introducing Problem Solving

This program is an excellent introduction to problem solving suitable for Middle School students.