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Granville Boys High School

Granville Boys High School

Aiming for excellence

Telephone02 9637 0489

Emailgranvilleb-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

General mathematics

What students learn:

  • practical applications of mathematics to everyday situations
  • to use technology
  • problem solving involving real-life situations..

Task requirements:

  • written tests
  • assignments
  • oral/written reports
  • work samples
  • practical investigations or projects
  • written explanation of problem solutions
  • practical tasks.

Successful completion requirements:

  • stage 5.1 mathematics in year 10 (at least a band 3 in school certificate)
  • interest in mathematics and willingness to apply myself
  • organisational skills
  • self discipline
  • working effectively in groups or independently
  • strong graphing and tabulation skills.

What students study:

  • financial mathematics
  • data analysis
  • measurement
  • probability
  • agebraic modelling.

Special requirements of the course

  • Successful completion of stage 5.1 mathematics, trigonometry and algebra.

School assessment:

  • knowledge and skills (40%)
  • applications (60%).