Specialist Mathematics

SACE Credits: 10

Teacher: Lan Lieu

Mathematics is considered the “universal language”. The development of logical thinking and the presentation of mathematical proofs and arguments is essential to speaking this universal language. Specialist mathematics is a course that furthers student understanding of mathematics and the mathematical language used to communicate this. This course is aimed specifically at the preparation of students for Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics. The topics that will be covered are trigonometry, vectors in a plane, real and complex numbers.

Assessment:

  • Assessment Type 1: Skills and Application Tasks (75%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Mathematical Investigation (25%)

Pathways:

Stage 1 Specialist Mathematics is a pre-requisite for Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, it is also recommended that students who choose this subject also study Stage 1 Mathematical Methods.