Level 2 Mathematics

12MATH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Astwood

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Achievement Standards Algebra 1. 2 and Algebra 1.3. Preferably  both with Merit or Excellence.


This course leads on to Calculus or Statistics in Year 13.
It involves a lot of algebra throughout the course. There are two internal Achievement Standards. It is recommended for students who are considering Science or Engineering careers.


Faculties:

Mathematics and Statistics



Career Pathways

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Costs: Workbooks $33.
Graphics calculator approximately $100.


Assessment Information There are two internal assessments. Trigonometry will be in test conditions and time allowed 1.5 hours. You will be allowed a help sheet. The second assessment will be open book using Desmos graphing to model a situation, time allowed 1.5 hours.
Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91257 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.2 - Apply graphical methods in solving problems
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91259 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91261 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.6 - Apply algebraic methods in solving problems
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91262 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.7 - Apply calculus methods in solving problems
2
E
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Pathway Tags

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., Aeroplane Pilot, Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer, Medical Imaging Technologist, Environmental Engineer, Navy Officer


Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.