Oxford Insight Mathematics Standard (Year 11) Student obook assess

Third Edition

John Ley, Michael Fuller

Oxford Insight Mathematics Standard (Year 11) Student obook assess

Third Edition

John Ley, Michael Fuller




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1 Dec 2017




Oxford Insight Mathematics NSW

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New South Wales’ most trusted Mathematics series has been updated for the 2018 Mathematics Standard Stage 6 syllabus. A three-volume series, Oxford Insight Mathematics Standard Year 11 offers complete support for teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond.

Authors John Ley and Michael Fuller bring their years of classroom, curriculum and academic experience to the Oxford Insight Mathematics Standard series, providing depth and coverage in an accessible format that encourages all students to succeed.

Key features
Teachers and students alike will experience immediate benefit from the key features offered in this series.

  • All content has been explicitly aligned to the new Mathematics Standard Stage 6 syllabus.
  • Trusted and appropriately levelled content has been developed by expert mathematics teachers.
  • Comprehensive exercise sets incorporate worked examples where students actually need them.
  • A visual mathematics glossary boosts understanding of key concepts.
  • More exam-style questions enhance opportunities for consolidation and review.
  • obook assess provides comprehensive student and teacher digital support.

A pathway to success for every student
A range of chapter features will give students of all abilities the best chance at experiencing success in their Mathematics Standard Stage 6 studies.

  • New: Diagnostic testing at the start of every chapter to assess student ability
  • New: Support sheets to strengthen and revise foundation skills
  • New: More depth and extension opportunities through student investigations
  • New: Carefully graded worked examples and exercises to support individual learning pathways


Using Oxford Insight Mathematics Standard (Year 11)
Top tips for study success 

Chapter 1 Earning and managing money

Are you ready?
1A Earning an income
1B Allowances, bonuses and loadings
1C Commission, piecework and royalties
1D Government allowances and pensions
1E Deductions and net income
1F Taxable income
1G Calculating tax
Chapter review

Chapter 2 Practicalities of measurement

Are you ready?
2A Significant figures
2B Scientific notation
2C Metric units of measurement
2D Prefixes for units of measurement
2E Error and accuracy in measurement
2F Absolute error and limits of accuracy
Chapter review

Chapter 3 Formulas and equations

Are you ready?
3A Substitution into expressions and formulas
3B Solving linear equations
3C Solving further linear equations
3D Finding the value of a variable in a formula
3E Travel calculations
3F Blood alcohol content
3G Medication calculations
Chapter review

Chapter 4 Classifying data and sampling

Are you ready?
4A Collecting and classifying of data
4B Census or sample and self-selected sampling
4C Random sampling
4D Stratified random sampling
4E Systematic sampling
4F Suitability of sample types
Chapter review

Chapter 5 Perimeter, area and volume

Are you ready?
5A Perimeter
5B Area of simple shapes
5C Area of composite figures
5D Perimeter and area of irregular shapes
5E Surface area of prisms
5F Surface area of cylinders and spheres
5G Volume
5H Capacity
Chapter review

Chapter 6 Interest and depreciation  

Are you ready?
6A Percentage applications
6B Simple interest calculations
6C Simple interest graphs
6D Straight-line depreciation
6E Compound interest
Chapter review

Chapter 7 Representing data

Are you ready?
7A Frequency distribution tables
7B Cumulative and relative frequency
7C Dot plots and stem-and-leaf plots
7D Column and bar graphs
7E Line graphs
7F Frequency histograms and polygons
7G Cumulative frequency graphs
Chapter review

Chapter 8 Relative frequency and probability

Are you ready?
8A Sample space and number of outcomes
8B Relative frequency
8C Probability
8D Complementary events
8E Probability for multistage events
8F Probability tree diagrams
8G Expected frequency and simulations
Chapter review

Chapter 9 Working with time

Are you ready?
9A Latitude and longitude
9B Position on Earth’s surface
9C Time units and intervals
9D World time zones
9E Australian time zones
9F Interpreting timetables
Chapter review

Chapter 10 Budgeting and household expenses

Are you ready?
10A Household bills
10B Purchasing a car
10C Financing a purchase
10D Fuel consumption
10E Running costs of a car
10F Budgeting
Chapter review

Chapter 11 Exploring and describing data

Are you ready?
11A Mean and mode
11B Median
11C Relative merits of mean, mode and median
11D Range and interquartile range
11E Deciles and percentiles
11F Box-plots
11G Standard deviation
11H Identifying outliers
11I Graphical data displays
Chapter review

Chapter 12 Linear relationships

Are you ready?
12A Straight-line graphs
12B Gradient and vertical intercept
12C The equation y = mx + c
12D Direct variation relationships
12E Linear modelling
Chapter review

Chapter 13 Units of energy and mass

Are you ready?
13A Units of mass
13B Units of energy
13C Food and nutrition: energy intake
13D Energy expenditure
13E Energy consumption
Chapter review


John Ley
John is a passionate and innovative mathematics educator. He is currently completing his PhD in mathematics education, while lecturing and tutoring at Australian Catholic University and the University of Western Sydney. John has held an array of teaching positions including Head of Mathematics, Assistant Principal and Acting Principal. An experienced senior marker for the HSC, John was a member of the 2012–2014 assessment committees, setting the HSC calculus course examinations. John is the lead author of the Oxford Insight Mathematics series for NSW.

Michael Fuller
Michael has been involved in Mathematics in NSW for many years. He held the position of Head of Mathematics at Killara High School in Sydney for 24 years. In his retirement, Michael is now a key author on the Oxford Insight Mathematics series for NSW.

Student Resources

This resource is an interactive electronic version of the Student book with access to obook assess, which is a cloud-based obook that students can use anywhere, anytime on any device. 

obook assess provides students with access to:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • targeted instructional videos by a team of Australia’s most experienced mathematics teachers designed to help students prepare for assessment tasks and exams
  • interactives
  • a range of support sheets for every chapter, designed to consolidate and extend understanding of key points from the syllabus
  • investigations, including problem solving tasks and application tasks
  • a range of worksheets for additional practice in each chapter
  • spreadsheets for students to develop their ICT capacity and cover key syllabus applications
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Sample Pages

Here are some sample pages for your reference.
Chapter 2: Practicalities of measurement