LENGTH / CREDIT Semester (10 Credit Points)
General Mathematics extends students’ mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem solving.
Topics cover a diverse range of applications of mathematics, including
Stage 1 General Mathematics consists of the following seven topics:
Topic 1: Investing and Borrowing
Topic 2: Measurement
Topic 3: Statistical Investigation
Topic 4: Applications of Trigonometry
Topic 5: Linear and Exponential Functions and their Graphs
Topic 6: Matrices and Networks
Topic 7: Open Topic
Assessment at Stage 1 is school based, with the following assessment types:
• Skills and Applications Tasks
• Mathematical Investigation
THIS SUBJECT LEADS TO
Stage 2 General Mathematics Units 1 & 2 provided both Stage 1, Unit 1 and Unit 2 are successfully completed.