General Mathematics (Stage 1) Credits - 20 Full Year
Satisfactory completion of Year 10 Mathematics
General Mathematics extends students’ mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem solving. A problem-based approach is integral to the development of mathematical models and the associated key ideas in the topics.
These topics cover a diverse range of applications of mathematics, including personal financial management, measurement and trigonometry, the statistical investigation process, modelling using linear and non-linear functions, and discrete modelling using networks and matrices.
Investing and Borrowing
Applications of Trigonometry
Linear and Exponential Functions and their Graphs
Matrices and Networks
Assessment at Stage 1 is school based. Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:
Skills and Applications Tasks