Stage 1 Specialist Mathematics

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Stage 1 Mathematical Methods

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT

Course content will be a selection of the following:
Topic 1: Arithmetic and geometric series including number sequences and their applications
Topic 2: Vectors including vector geometry, vector algebra and vector projections and proofs
Topic 3: Geometry including circle properties, circle theorems and proofs
Topic 4: Further trigonometry including trigonometric functions and identities
Topic 5: Matrices including matrix arithmetic and transformation in the plane
Topic 6: Real and complex numbers including the number line, roots of equations and mathematical induction

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