Somerville Secondary College

General Mathematics

The areas of study for Unit 1 and 2 of General Mathematics are ‘Data Analysis’, ‘Graphs of Linear and Non-Linear Relations’, ‘Arithmetic and Number’, ‘Decision and Business Mathematics’, ‘Measurement’ and ‘Geometry and Trigonometry’. These are designed as a preparation for Units 3 and 4 of Further Mathematics, which comprises the Data Analysis module as well as the modules: Geometry and Trigonometry, Discrete Mathematics and Business related Mathematics. The appropriate use of technology to support and develop the teaching and learning of Mathematics is incorporated throughout the course.