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Mathematics

Prerequisites: Students must have achieved the outcomes in the core of the Intermediate Mathematics course for the School Certificate, along with the recommended options.

Course Description : The course is a sufficient basis for further studies in mathematics as a minor discipline at tertiary level in support of courses such as the life sciences or commerce. Students who require substantial mathematics at a tertiary level, supporting the physical sciences, computer science or engineering, should undertake the Mathematics Extension 1 course or both the Mathematics Extension 1 and Mathematics Extension 2 courses.

Main topics covered

Preliminary

HSC

Basic Algebra and Arithmetic

Linear Functions and Lines

Real Functions

Plane Geometry

Trigonometry

Geometrical Applications of Differentiation

Linear Functions and Lines

Integration

The Quadratic Polynomial and the Parabola

Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

Series and Applications

Trigonometric Functions

Plane Geometry

Applications of Calculus to the Physical World

The Tangent to a Curve and the Derivative of a

function

Probability

Series and Applications