Editing

Preparing maths content

Nikki M Group works with educational publishers to prepare, improve and develop content for publishing.

Our editing services include:

  • structural editing
  • copy editing
  • proofreading
  • answer checking
  • preparing manuscripts.

Editors who specialise in mathematics

Nikki M Group specialise in mathematics. We have extensive experience working on math for Australian and international curriculums.

  • Australia (F–12)
  • United Kingdom (1–13)
  • North America (K–12)

Structural editing

Structural editing involves looking at the project in its entirety to develop:

  • opportunities – content that adds value
  • possibilities – strategies for enhancing learning outcomes
  • suitability – solutions for achieving the project’s objectives.

We work in consultation with you to make important analytical judgments on:

  • effective delivery of ideas
  • clarity of mathematical concepts
  • appropriate tone and language
  • integration of curriculum standards and learning criteria
  • appropriate language level for the intended audience.

Specialising in editing mathematics.

Preparing manuscripts

We prepare manuscripts for publishing by:

  • formatting text into workable and styled templates
  • formatting equations for typesetting
  • creating artwork briefs for photographs, illustrations, tables, charts and graphs
  • producing blackline masters to suit content and style guides.

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Talk to us about your project

  • Publishing mathematics?
  • Need an experienced editor?
  • Want answer checking?

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Copy editing

Our copy editors prepare content for publishing, checking for grammatical accuracy, readability and consistency.

Reviewing content for:

  • clarity, understanding, sense and fluency
  • cultural sensitivities
  • gender bias or discriminatory language
  • inclusive language.

Checking mathematics for conceptual errors and logic.

Preparing manuscripts by:

  • formatting mathematical expressions
  • conforming to house style
  • creating an editorial style sheet
  • applying paragraph and character styles
  • creating and/or reviewing artwork briefs.

Proofreading

Proofreading plays an important role in ensuring the integrity of math content. Our proofreading services include checking:

  • spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • design, layout and style
  • formatting
  • document structure
  • hyperlinks and URLs
  • cross-check linked components, such as table of contents, indexes, glossaries and references.

Answer checking

Ensuring the quality and accuracy of any math project, our answer checking services include:

  • checking steps in worked examples to ensure they are correct and logical
  • checking answers to questions and removing any ambiguity
  • providing the correct solution or alternative answers where necessary.

Consultation

Project briefing
and handover

Strategy

Making choices and
forming direction

Any output

Smartphone, tablet,
desktop or print

Price guide

Our mathematics editing prices are a guide for costing standard editorial services. We offer flexible rates so talk to us about your project. Projects can be costed per page, word or hour.

Proofreading

From

$12

per page

  • Consistency, style, formatting and design
  • Accuracy against manuscript or previous copy
  • Layout and readability
  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Cross-checking linked components, content lists, indexes, glossaries and references

Copy
editing

From

$24

per page

  • Grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Clarity, understanding, sense and fluency
  • Manuscript styling and formatting
  • Style conventions and language level
  • Design specifications and layout
  • Content improvement and refinement

Structural
editing

From

$48

per page

  • Structure and logic of information
  • Writing style, language and tone
  • Purpose and intended audience
  • Rework content for clarity
  • Development, information design and interaction
  • Copyright advice

Prices are in Australian dollars and are GST exclusive. Use these prices as a guide only, not a formal quote. Pricing will also depend on the quality and complexity of the original manuscript. Minimum fee for editorial services is $150.

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Special offer May 2021

To support local Victorian businesses affected by COVID-19,
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Must be over 18 years of age. Minimum spend $385. Australian customers only. Offer ends 31 May 2021.

Maths editing calculator

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Price list

Download price list for publishing mathematics. Contact us for a formal quotation.

Prepare manuscripts

Cleaning up the manuscript,
ready for production.

From $12 per page

Answer checking

Ensuring quality and accuracy. Checking answers to questions and removing ambiguity.

From $12 per page

Indexing

Generate a list of terms with page references.

Price on arrangement

Formatting equations

Generating and formatting equations ready for typesetting.

From $10 per page

Formatting manuscripts

Applying paragraph and character styles.

From $10 per page

CAS calculator screenshots

Generating CAS calculator images.

From $15 each

Preparing artwork briefs

Detailing illustration specifications for graphs, charts, diagrams and infographics.

From $10 each

Permissions list

Preparing a permissions grid for creative artwork, technical illustration and photographs.

Price on arrangement

Consultation

Advice, guidance or technical support. In person, phone or via video conference.

$200 per session

Editorial style sheet

Editorial style sheet for writing and content development.

From $500

Prices are in Australian dollars and are GST exclusive. Prices are to be used as a guide and are not considered a formal quotation.

Books

Proofreading for Pearson Mathematics. Photograph showing a Teacher Companion folder containing booklets for each chapter.

  • Student books
  • Teacher companions
  • Homework books
  • Activity books
  • Student resources
  • Study notes
  • Practice exams

Education

Editing mathematics books for secondary education.

  • Foundation
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Senior
  • Higher education
  • Adult learning
  • Training manuals

Learning

Editing Mathspace Mathematics Student Book.

  • Understanding
  • Worked examples
  • Exercises
  • Theory
  • Practice
  • Reasoning
  • Answers

Editing mathematics for education

Publishers

Nikki M Group has an experienced team to develop a mathematics series.

Project managers

We offer consultation services to plan and schedule your project.

Authors

Ask us to help you prepare your manuscript or illustration artwork briefs for publishing.

Common questions

What is the cost of answer checking for maths?

Cost is always dependent on the volume of content to be checked. We can review a sample of your content and provide an estimate prior to commencement.

Talk to us about how you would like to start.

Do you work with MathType?

All our editors are experienced MathType users who will ensure all equations are correctly formatted for use in Microsoft Word or a learning management system (LMS).

Can you prepare a manuscript for our creative team?

Our editors are experienced in getting manuscripts ready for design, layout and typesetting teams. The manuscript can be marked-up and artwork briefs prepared.

Contact us for a formal quotation.

Are you able to edit content to a structured template?

Most of our projects conform to a specific structure. We can use your template or create a template for your project.

Talk to us about how you would like to start.

Can you amend mathematical ideas for different grade levels?

Our editors have in-depth curriculum knowledge and are able to edit text using appropriate vocabulary and mathematical terms for each grade level.

Talk to us about how you would like to start.

FOR THE

Special offer May 2021

To support local Victorian businesses affected by COVID-19,
we are giving away Pfeiffer wine to all new customers.

Start your project today.

Must be over 18 years of age. Minimum spend $385. Australian customers only. Offer ends 31 May 2021.