Essential Mathematics


This Semester 2 course prepares students for Essential Mathematics at Stage 1 and 2.

Course details

  • Prerequisites: Year 10 Mathematics Level 2 or Level 3
  • Continuing study options: Essential Mathematics at Stage 1 and 2
  • Fee: None, although a scientific calculator is required

About the course

This course follows the Australian Curriculum rational, aims and curriculum for Year 10 Mathematics. The key ideas are the proficiency strands of understanding, fluency, problem-solving and reasoning. In this course the topics are:

  • Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Consumer Arithmetic


Assessment for this subject is school-based as follows:

  • Geometry Test
  • Statistics and Probability Test
  • Statistics and Probability Investigation
  • Consumer Arithmetic Test
  • Examination
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