Year 10 – Mathematics

Level: Year 10
Prerequisites: Nil
Assumed Knowledge: Year 9 Mathematics

Course Summary:

Year 10 Mathematics follows the Australian Curriculum and is assessed against the prescribed Achievement Standards. Year 10 Mathematics prepares students for both Mathematical Methods and Pre-Specialist Mathematics at Year 11. With parental consent, students may undertake an adjusted form of each assessment task preparing them for SACE Stage One General Mathematics or Essential Mathematics.

Course Content:

Semester 1:

  • Algebra
  • Indices and Algebraic Expansion
  • Pythagoras and Trigonometry
  • Measurement
  • Congruence and Similarity

Semester 2:

  • Financial Mathematics
  • Coordinate Geometry including Simultaneous Equations
  • Probability
  • Solving Quadratics
  • Statistics and Bivariate Statistics


  • 7 Tests covering the major topics
  • 1 Investigation each semester
  • 1 Examination each semester