## Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

# Mathematics 350 (MMA350)

#### The Course:

This course is designed for mature, top performing students who are industrious, committed to success, and intend to study higher levels of mathematics in VCE. It follows on directly from Maths 200 and provides instruction in a wide range of general mathematical concepts, with strong foci in the Structure and Working Mathematically dimensions. This course recognises that some students achieve the essential standards of learning at a more rapid pace than others. Major topics of study include: Pythagoras’ Theorem; Linear and Quadratic Algebra; Index laws; Simultaneous Equations; Trigonometry; Geometry and Statistics.

#### This unit will focus on...

#### Learning and Assessment Activities

Measurement of student progress towards the Standard in each dimension is an ongoing process that includes, but is not limited to:

- Textbook Exercises
- Homework
- Problem Solving Tasks
- Tests and Exams

#### These units lead to

Mathematics 500

#### Special considerations

This subject is designed for students who enjoy a challenge in Mathematics. This is also designed for students who want to study Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics at VCE.

#### Costs involved

- Cambridge Year 9 Mathematics Textbook for the Victorian Curriculum (approx $70)
- Online Squizya Homework Program (approx $7)
- Casio Scientific Calculator - retain from previous year (approx $30)
- 128 page Exercise book (x3)

#### Materials required

- Cambridge Year 9 Mathematics Textbook for the Victorian Curriculum
- Online Squizya Homework Program
- Casio Scientific Calculator - retain from previous year
- 128 page Exercise book (x3)
- Stationery including a ruler

#### For further information see...

Please see Mrs Marx or Mrs Dorian

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