Stage 2 General Mathematics

LENGTH OF COURSE:Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Stage 1 General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods and/or Specialist Mathematics

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Topic 1: Linear relationship models including simultaneous equations and linear programming
Topic 2: Matrix models including applications of matrices to network problems and transition problems
Topic 3: Statistical models including making predictions utilising bivariate statistics, graphical techniques, linear and exponential regression and normal distribution
Topic 4: Financial models including investing and borrowing using diverse financial strategies with a focus on
superannuation and annuity.
Topic 5: Discrete models including critical path analysis (network problems) and assignment problems to maximise profit

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Skills and Application tasks [40%]:
Supervised assessment (test) to demonstrate student learning

Investigations [30%]:
Students investigate a topic mathematically to make informed decisions/recommendations

Examination [30%]:
Externally assessed