2A MAT Mathematics

Contact Teacher: John Walker

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 the academic mathematics courses at Level 3. A scientific calculator is essential and a graphics calculator is recommended.
PREREQUISITES
14 credits from Level 1 including merit in Algebra (AS91027) and Graphing (AS91028).
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
$20 workbook
VOCATIONAL PATHWAY (explanation) C & I M & T PI SI S & CS CI
Sector





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: KBS June 2016

2 STA STATISTICS

Contact Teacher: John Walker/Max Riley

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
This academic 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.
PREREQUISITES
14 credits from Level 1 including a merit grade in Chance and Data (AS91037).
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
$20 workbook
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
AS91265 2 Experiments I 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: KBS June 2016

 

2S MAT Mathematics

Contact Teacher: John Walker

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
This course focuses on the development of algebraic 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.
PREREQUISITES
14 credits from Level 1 mathematics standards.
COURSE ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE
Yes
COSTS & OUT-OF-CLASS ACTIVITIES
$20 workbook
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: KBS June 2016