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General Mathematics 3&4 (*NHT)

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Overview

In this study, students have access to worthwhile and challenging mathematical learning activities. Students will learn and practice mathematical skills and techniques to find solutions to standard problems. They further extend their mathematical knowledge and skills through the use of computer algebra system technology. Students undertake investigative projects and solve problems in unfamiliar and real-life situations.

*NHT - Students can accelerate their studies by completing an additional VCE subject following the Northern Hemisphere Timetable (NHT).

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  • Commencing 28 August 2023
  • Duration 2 Semesters
  • Hours per week Live lessons are 2 periods per week and self-paced is 4-6 hours
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  • Department Subject to required prior knowledge being demonstrated and VCAA requirements

Unit focus areas

General Mathematics Unit 3 - Data analysis | Recursion and financial modelling.

General Mathematics Unit 4 - Matrices | Networks and decision mathematics.

Pre-requisites

Students undertaking Units 3 and 4 General Mathematics need to have completed Units 1 and 2 General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods.

Year 11 students wishing to take General Mathematics Units 3 and 4 must be concurrently studying Mathematical Methods Units 1 and 2. Approval from the Head of Department is required.

Assessments

For Units 3 and 4, students complete School-Assessed Coursework (40%) subject to external moderation, and two end-of-year examinations (60%).

Enrolments and assessments

Some important information regarding enrolments and assessments.

Using the Victorian Assessment Software System (VASS), a student is enroled in each of their subjects with both (a) a home school and (b) an assessing school. For more information about enrolments and assessments and what needs to be completed please click the button below to read further information

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