Stage 1 General
Stage 1 – General Mathematics ( Year 11 )
10 per semester
Does this subject include an exam?
Successful completion of Year 10 Mathematics at a minimum C grade achievement level.
Students extend theory mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem solving and mathematical modelling in everyday contexts. Students can select from the following six topics:
Investing and Borrowing
Applications of Trigonometry
Linear and Exponential Functions and their Graphs
Matrices and Networks
In this subject, students are expected to:
understand mathematical concepts and relationships
investigate and analyse mathematical information in a variety of contexts
select and apply the mathematical techniques and algorithms to analyse and solve problems, including forming and testing predictions
interpret results, draw conclusions, and consider the reasonableness of solutions in context
communicate mathematically and present mathematical information in a variety of ways
make discerning use of electronic technology
Stage 2 General Mathematics. Provide students skills necessary for employment in business and apprenticeship areas, building and construction, aquaculture, agriculture, retail, office management, and visual arts.