10 Specialist Mathematics

Entry Recommendations:

High level of achievement in Year 9 Mathematics, Year 10 Maths

Overview

Mathematics 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 Year 10 (Advanced) 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