## Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

# Mathematics 400 (MMA400)

#### The Course:

This course is designed for the majority of Year 10 students. It follows on directly from Maths 300 and provides instruction in a wide range of general mathematical concepts, with strong foci in the Number, Algebra, Measurement, Geometry, Statistics and Probability dimensions. Major topics of study include algebra, indices and surds, linear equations, consumer mathematics, measurement, networks, trigonometry, probability and statistics. This unit prepares students for VCE mathematical studies. Maths 400 is equivalent to the end of year 10.

#### 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

This subject leads students towards VCE General Maths or VCAL Numeracy.

#### Special considerations

#### Costs involved

- Cambridge Year 10 Mathematics Textbook for Victorian Curriculum (approx $70)
- Casio Scientific Calculator - retain from previous year (approx $30)
- 128 page Exercise book (x3)

#### Materials required

- Cambridge Year 10 Mathematics Textbook for Victorian Curriculum
- Casio Scientific Calculator - retain from previous year
- 128 page Exercise book (x3)
- Stationery including a ruler

#### For further information see...

Please see: Miss Werner, Miss Morris, Mr Dowty or Mr Siva.

#### Study design link

http://victoriancurriculum.vcaa.vic.edu.au/mathematics/curriculum/f-10