Textbook has been emphasized to be the most important tool in the teaching-learning process of Mathematics. It has been identified as one of the factors affecting students’ learning outcomes. Few researches available on textbook rarely consider textbook analysis. This study is one of those on content analysis of Mathematics textbook. The Researchers set an instrument to examine the content analysis of the targeted books. The tool consisted of three dimensions. The study has provided empirical evidence on the cultural relevance of grade 10 Mathematics textbooks in United Arab Emirates. The Integrated math textbook was analyzed by the researchers. These findings of this study reveals that the mathematics textbook for grade 10 is highly cultural relevant to the UAE culture. However, more modifications should be taken in consideration, especially regarding females image depiction. It is hoped that the research tool will provide teachers and stakeholders with a reference for assessing cultural contents in textbooks and offer textbook writers information that will allow them to revise contents created for the development of cultural relevant textbooks.
Content analysis, Mathematics Textbooks, UAE culture, cultural relevancy.