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Extension Mathematics

Level: 10
School code: 10MAE
Year level requirements: Non compulsory

Prerequisites:

Consistent C+ grade or better in Advanced Mathematics at Year 9 level and undertaking Year 10 Advanced Mathematics.

Subject descriptor:

This course will be taken as a choice subject in either Semester 1 or Semester 2. This course provides an appropriate background for Mathematics 1, 2, 3 and/or 4 at Stage 1. It is compulsory for students studying Stage 1 (Year 11) Mathematics 1, 2, 3 and/or 4 to successfully complete this course.

The course contains the following topics:

  • Advanced Trigonometry
  • Polynomials
  • Surds
  • Logarithms
  • Deductive Geometry

Assessment:

Assessment Type Number of Assessment Items in each Semester Weighting of each assessment type
Tests 5- 6 75%
Assignments / Folios 3- 4 25%

Special requirements:

All students are required to have a graphics calculator from the beginning of Year 10 CASIO CG20 AU. This is a compulsory requirement of the subject.

Further information

Students in Advanced Maths classes and also studying Extension Maths need to achieve C+ grade in both subjects or better to be considered for Year 11 Maths Studies 1,2,3 and 4.