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Curriculum 2021

Mathematical Methods

 

Subject Name Mathematical Methods
Year Level 12
Subject Length Full Year
Subject Type Optional
Prerequisite Subjects Successful completion of Year 11 Mathematics A and B is recommended.  
Staff Contact Amanda Clark
amanda.clark581@schools.sa.edu.au

Content 

Students develop knowledge, skills and understandings of mathematical techniques and analyse, interpret and communicate mathematical information.  

Topics may include:

  • Further Differentiation and Applications
  • Integral Calculus
  • Logarithmic Functions
  • Discrete Random Variables
  • Continuous Random Variables and the Normal Distribution
  • Sampling and Confidence Intervals

Assessment

Investigation Folio  20%

  • Logistic Functions Investigation - 15 pages maximum

Skills and Applications Tasks  50%

  • Six tests - one for each topic
  • One Skills and Applications Task must be undertaken without the use of either a calculator or notes

Examination  30%

  • Students undertake a 130-minute examination
  • The examination is based on the key questions and key concepts in the six topics

Additional Information

Students will require an approved SACE Graphics Calculator (recommended TI-84 Plus CE)