Mathematics Methods B

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaMathematics
SemesterSemester 2
Pre-requisiteMathematical Methods A assumed
Additional CostsPurchase of Graphics Calculator
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

This course leads into Stage 2 Mathematical Methods and Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics. Specialist Mathematics is designed to be studied in conjunction with Mathematical Methods.

Students who complete this course with a C grade or better gain the compulsory 10 point Numeracy component of the SACE.

What will I learn?

You will study topics that support your:

  • capacity to problem solve and apply your mathematical knowledge
  • ability on how to approach new challenges by investigation, modelling and reasoning
  • communication skills to describe the relationships observed in situations requiring mathematical reasoning
  • Counting and Statistics
  • Growth and Decay
  • Introduction to Differential Calculus

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning assessed as Stage 1 through four assessments:

  • at least two Skills and Applications Tasks (SATS)
  • at least one Mathematical investigation


Mathematical Methods A assumed


It is recommended that students have their own Graphics Calculator Casio fx-9860G AU, or the later fxCG20 or fxCG50 models.

Last updated: 02 July 2019