General Maths

General Maths (1 & 2)

Course Summary

Do you require intermediate to advanced level of Maths to pursue your career? Want to study Further Maths in Unit 3 & 4. General Mathematics has a strong emphasis on logical thought, formulating problems to allow you to compute and decide, deducting from assumption and applying advanced concepts. Topics covered in General Mathematics are ‘Algebra and Structure’, ‘Arithmetic and Number’, ‘Discrete Mathematics’, ‘Geometry, Measurement and Trigonometry’, ‘Graphs of Linear and Non-Linear Relations’ and ‘Statistics’.

VCE: Unit 1 and Unit 2 available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Use discrete mathematics to solve problems in financial modelling, network analysis, route & project planning, decision making, and growth and decay
  • Learn how to analyse and solve a wide range of geometrical problems in measurement, scaling, triangulation and navigation
  • Develop systematic relationships based on a statistical investigation process

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Textbook Hire $30

Scientific Calculator $28

Learning Area Contact

Maths Learning Area Leader

Stephen Alderton