Pure Mathematics: Pre-Methods
Pre-Methods: Completion of Year 10 Pre Pure Mathematics with a level 5 or better including a level 5 in the Knowing and Understanding criteria. Entry into this course without achieving this grade will only occur by way of teacher recommendation and coordinator approval.
Communication, Learning, Personal Development.
At Stage 1 students broaden their mathematical experience and increase their mathematical flexibility and versatility by developing mathematical arguments, proof, and problem solving in a variety of contexts.
Pre-Methods (30 credits)
Pre-Methods Mathematics consists of 3 semesters of mathematics (Pure 1, 2 and 4) and students proceed onto one year 12 subject – Stage 2 Mathematical Methods (provided required pre requisite grades achieved)
Content covered within Pure Mathematics 1, 2, 3 and 4
Functions and Graphs
Counting and Statistics
Growth and Decay
Introduction to Differential Calculus
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series
Vectors in the Plane
Real and Complex Numbers.
Students are required to purchase the following: Graphics Calculator (Approximate cost $240.00) preferably a Casio fx-CG50AU, Casio fx-CG20 AU, or a Casio fx9860G AU PLUS.
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Skills & Application Tasks
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