**Teacher in Charge: ** R. Cookson

Year 9 Mathematics

Students will increase their understanding of number and algebra, geometry and statistics. They will be exposed to electronic calculation methods to complement mental and written skills. They will develop further their ability to systematically problem solve and mathematically communicate their both their findings and reasoning.

Level 1 Mathematics (MAS) - all internal standards, Level 1 Mathematics (MAT) - mainly External standards, Level 1 Numeracy

$25 – maths buddy or equivalent or workbooks

Calculator (minimum scientific) essential.

Graphics calculator ( eg.Casio 9750) recommended. No need for a scientific calculator if have a graphics calculator.

A graphics calculator is essential for all level 2 and 3 Mathematics courses.

Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Architecture

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.