2A MAT Mathematics

Contact Teacher: John Walker or Karen Barks

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
This academic course is predominantly algebra based but will also include calculus and graphs as well as some statistics and probability. This course is required to prepare students for mathematics courses at Level 3. A scientific calculator is essential and a graphics calculator is strongly recommended.
RECOMMENDED PRIOR LEARNING
14 credits from Level 1 including merit in Algebra (AS91027) and Graphing (AS91028).
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
$30 workbooks
VOCATIONAL PATHWAY (explanation) C & I M & T PI SI S & CS CI
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Recommended 16  16
17 8 4 22
 
Standard Number Level Brief description Internal
or
External
Credits Level 1 Literacy Credits Level 1 Numeracy Credits UE 
Literacy
AS91257  2  Graphical methods I 4 4  
AS91259 2 Trigonometric relationships I 3   3  
AS91261 2 Algebraic methods E 4   4
AS91262 2 Calculus methods E 5   5  
AS91267 2 Probability methods E 4 4 4  
AS91269 2 Systems of equations  I 2   2
           
Total number of credits available 22  22  
Checked by: JWR June 2017

2 STA STATISTICS

Contact Teacher: Ben Crawford

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
The Level 2 Statistics course focuses on the acquisition of practical statistical knowledge and skills. Report writing is required, so a good level of English is beneficial. Students who are considering subjects such as Biology, Psychology or Geography will benefit from choosing this course.
RECOMMENDED PRIOR LEARNING
14 credits from Level 1 mathematics achievement standards including a merit grade in Chance and Data (AS91037).
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
$20 workbooks; BYOD recommended
VOCATIONAL PATHWAY (explanation) C & I M & T PI SI S & CS CI
Sector





Recommended 2 17 11 17 19
 
Standard Number Level Brief description Internal
or
External
Credits Level 1 Literacy Credits Level 1 Numeracy Credits UE 
Literacy
AS91258 2 Sequences and series I 2   2  
AS91260 2 Network methods I 2   2  
AS91264 2 Statistical inference I 4  4 4
AS91265 2 Experiments I 3  3 3  
AS91267 2 Probability methods E 4 4  
AS91268 2 Probability simulations 2 2 2
AS91269 2 Simultaneous equations I 2   2
         
Total number of credits available 19  19   
Checked by: JWR June 2017

 

2S MAT Mathematics

Contact Teacher: John Walker or Andrea Adair

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
This course focuses on the development of general mathematical and statistical skills and applications. Topics studied include algebra, trigonometry, geometry, statistics and probability. It may lead to mathematics at Level 3. A scientific calculator is essential.
RECOMMENDED PRIOR LEARNING
14 credits from Level 1 mathematics achievement standards.
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
$30 workbooks
VOCATIONAL PATHWAY (explanation) C & I M & T PI SI S & CS CI
Sector





Recommended 7
14 8 14 19
 
Standard Number Level Brief description Internal
or
External
Credits Level 1 Literacy Credits Level 1 Numeracy Credits UE 
Literacy
AS91259 2 Trigonometric relationships 3   3  
AS91256 2 Co-ordinate geometry methods I 2   2  
AS91267  2 Probability methods E 4 4 4
AS91264 2 Statistical inference I 4 4 4
AS91258 2 Sequences and series I 2   2
AS91260 2 Network methods I 2   2
AS91268 2 Probability simulations I 2 2 2
             
Total number of credits available 19  10 19  
Checked by: JWR June 2017