Year 10 Maths Elective

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Extension Maths – Methods

Year 10 Extension Mathematics allows higher achieving students to be well prepared for a Mathematics Methods/Specialist course in Year 11 and 12.

Students will be encouraged to answer more enriched mathematical questions, as well as covering the basics. It is assessed against Victorian Curriculum in the areas of:

  • Number and Algebra
  • Measurement and Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability

Students are also encouraged to complete Year 11 General Mathematics or Year 11 Maths Methods (consultation with the Domain Leader is required) as part of their Year 10 subjects while studying this course.

A CAS calculator is ESSENTIAL for this subject.

Mathematics - Standard

Year 10 Mathematics caters for a majority of students who want to follow a General/Further Mathematics course in Year 11 and 12. It is assessed against Victorian Curriculum strands in the areas of:

  • Number and Algebra
  • Measurement and Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability.

A CAS calculator is NOT essential for this subject, but can be purchased and used in class for preparation for VCE subjects in future years

Numeracy

Numeracy provides for the continuing mathematical development of students who need mathematical skills to support their other subjects, including VCAL the following year and who do not intend to undertake Unit 3 and 4 studies in VCE Mathematics. In Numeracy there is a strong emphasis on using mathematics in practical contexts relating to everyday life, recreation, work and study. Students are encouraged to use appropriate technology in all areas of their study. These units will be especially useful for students undertaking VET studies. The areas of study are:

  • Space, Shape and Design
  • Patterns and Number
  • Handling Data
  • Measurement

A Graphics calculator is NOT required for this subject

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