Year 11 – Pre-Specialist Mathematics
Level: Stage 1
Subject Name: Pre-Specialist Mathematics
Prerequisites: Year 10 Mathematics
Assumed Knowledge: Year 10 Mathematics at an “A” grade level
Stage 1 Mathematics provides the foundation for further study in mathematics in Stage 2 Mathematical Methods and Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics. Specialist Mathematics can be a pathway to mathematical sciences, engineering, and physical sciences. It is designed to be studied in conjunction with Mathematical Methods.
Students who complete 10 credits of this subject with a C grade or better will meet the numeracy requirement of the SACE.
- Sequences and series
- Circle Geometry
- Vectors in the Plane
- Further Trigonometry
- Real and Complex Numbers
- 3 Tests each Semester; one on each topic
- 1 Investigation each Semester on Circle Geometry (Sem 1) and Matrices (Sem 2)
- Homework tasks