Subject Details - Stage 1 Essential Mathematics B

SACE Stage
SACE Stage 1
SACE Credits
10 credits
Learning Area
Advanced Technologies
Subject Length
1 semester
Subject Overview
Essential Mathematics is suitable for students wishing to continue developing their mathematical knowledge in a range of areas useful for everyday living. It is suitable for students planning on any future learning including workforce, apprenticeship, or TAFE. This course is designed for students to achieve their SACE Stage 1 Numeracy requirement.
Focus Of Learning
Students develop problem solving and analysis skills using a mathematical modelling process and may be required to do some research and gather information from outside of the school as part of this course.
Topics may include:
     Earning and Spending
     Budgeting
     Data in Context
     Geometry
Assessment tasks include:
     Skills and Applications tasks
     Mathematical investigations
Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through…..
     Teamwork and collaboration
     Innovation and creativity
     Critical thinking and problem solving
     Effective oral and written communication
     Knowledge and understanding
Prerequisites
Completion of Year 10 Mathematics course OR continuing from Essential Mathematics A
Costs
Scientific calculator.


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