Subject Details - Stage 1 Mathematics General A (Line 5)

SACE StageSACE Stage 1
SACE Credits10 credits
Subject Length1 semester
DescriptionThis unit is designed for students interested in Business or Trade Mathematical pathways. Students can study Mathematics General A or Mathematics General A and B (General Mathematics B cannot be studied on its own without A). This course leads to Stage 2 ESSENTIAL Mathematics when A and B are successfully completed.
Subject OutcomesThis unit contains 3 topics - Measurement, Statistical Investigations and Matrices
Advice To StudentsStudents should study this course if they are considering a pathway around high-end trades such as Mechanics, Electrician. Students interested in pursuing careers around nursing, accountancy, psychology etc should also consider this course.
Assumed KnowledgeStudents who achieve at least a C average or above in Standard or Advanced Maths in Year 10 can attempt this course.
AssessmentAssessments will include a Folio Task, Summative Assessment Tasks (Tests) and Formative Assignments.
Additional InformationIt is compulsory for each student to have a scientific calculator in order to complete this course successfully. A Graphics Calculator (Casio fx-CG20AU) will be an essential purchase for students in second semester if considering Stage 2 the following year.