Mathematics in year 10 aims to provide students with an appreciation of the usefulness, power and beauty of the subject. One aspect of this is the awareness that Mathematics is a universal language with diverse applications. All students should own their own Scientific calculator – information regarding purchasing an appropriate Scientific calculator can be obtained from the STEM Coordinator.
Examples of tasks/topics
The study of Mathematics includes five branches of Mathematics with content as part of the Australian Curriculum: Number, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Statistics and Probability and Discrete Mathematics.
- Graphing and Equations
- Frequencies and Probabilities
- Calculation and problem solving relating to prisms and triangles
- Numerical fluency in applying index laws and scientific notation
- Cartesian Geometry
- Data Collection and analysis