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General Mathematics

General Mathematics

Prerequisites: Students have achieved the outcomes in the core of the Standard Mathematics course for the School Certificate, together with the recommended options Trigonometry and Further Algebra.

Course Description: General Mathematics focuses on mathematical skills and techniques which have direct application to everyday activity. The course is fully prescribed, and is designed to support TAFE and other vocational courses. It provides an appropriate mathematical background for students who do not wish to pursue the formal study of mathematics at tertiary level, while giving a strong foundation for university study in the areas of business, humanities, nursing and paramedical sciences.

Main Topics Covered - Preliminary/ HSC

- Financial Mathematics

- Data Analysis

- Measurement

- Probability

- Algebraic Modelling