Stage 1 Mathematical
Stage 1 – Mathematical Methods (Year 11)
10 per semester
Does this subject include an exam?
Successful completion of Year 10A Mathematics.
Topics undertaken are:
Functions and graphs
Counting and Statistics
Growth and Decay
Introduction to Differential Calculus
In this subject, students are expected to:
understand mathematical concepts and relationships, making use of electronic technology where appropriate to aid and enhance understanding
identify, collect, and organise mathematical information relevant to investigating and finding solutions to questions/problems taken from social, scientific, economic, or historical contexts
recognise and apply the mathematical techniques needed when analysing and solving a problem in context
interpret results, draw conclusions and reflect on the reasonableness of these in the context of a problem
communicate mathematical reasoning and ideas to a variety of audiences by using appropriate language and representations
work both independently and cooperatively in planning, organising, and carrying out mathematical activities
Stage 2 General Mathematics and Mathematical Methods
A prerequisite for university courses including Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Dental Surgery, Engineering, Computer Science, Finance/Mathematical Computer Science, Laser Physics, Geoscience and Mathematical and Computer Sciences.