Stage 2 Essential Mathematics
Subject Name: Essential Mathematics
Level: Stage 2
Learning Area: Mathematics
Recommended Knowledge: C grade or better in two Stage 1 Mathematic subjects.
This subject offers students the opportunity to extend practical mathematical problem-solving in everyday and workplace contexts.
Students apply their mathematics to diverse settings, including everyday calculations, financial management, business applications, measurement and geometry and statistics in social contexts.
There is an emphasis on developing students’ computational skills and expanding their ability to apply their mathematical skills in flexible and resourceful ways.
This subject is intended for students planning to pursue a career in a range of trades or vocations.
Essential Mathematics consists of the following six topics:
Topic 1: Scales, Plans and Models
Topic 2: Measurement
Topic 3: Business Applications
Topic 4: Statistics
Topic 5: Investments and Loans
Topic 6: Open Topic
Students study five topics from the list of six topics above. All students must study topics 2, 4 and 5.
• Skills and Applications Tasks x 4 30%
• Folio x 3 40%
• Examination 30%
Length: Full Year.
SACE Attainment: 20 Credits.
Delivery Mode: Onsite, face to face.
Preclusions: Other Stage 2 Mathematic Subjects.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Self