Level 1 Mathematics - Semester B
Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Astwood
This course is mainly algebra and is aimed at the Excellence level. It is made up of two external achievement standards. It leads on to Mathematics or Statistics in Year 12 and Calculus or Statistics in Year 13.
It requires extended abstract thinking, good algebra skills and the ability to solve problems.
This course is a pre-requisite for Level 2 Mathematics and Statistics.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Costs: Workbooks $13.
Graphics calculator $92.
Recommended Prior Learning
You must have completed 1MATHA.
Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Calculus is very important in: Tertiary courses in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Structural Design, Economics, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical component. Statistics leads to careers in: Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical co,
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