Stage 1 General Mathematics

LENGTH OF COURSE: One Semester Compulsory Option or Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Topic 1: Investing and borrowing including investing for interest, shares and the cost of borrowing
Topic 2: Measurement including units and conversions, scales and rates, volume and surface area
Topic 3: Statistics including statistical measures, organising, representing and interpreting data and data sampling
Topic 5: Linear and exponential functions, solving simultaneous equations
Topic 6: Matrices and networks including matrix arithmetic, networks and flow rates
Topic 7: Applied mensuration: scale, percentage error, volume and surface area, non right-angled trigonometry.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Skills and Application tasks: Supervised assessment (test) to demonstrate student learning
Investigations: Students investigate a topic mathematically to make informed decisions/recommendations
Includes Semester examination