Mathematics has a broad range of practical applications in everyday life, in other learning areas and in work places. By learning Mathematics, students develop important thinking skills. They learn to create models and predict outcomes, to conjecture, to justify and verify, to estimate and to calculate with precision. Mathematics equips students with the means to investigate, explain and make sense of the world in which they live.
This is a subject for students who have a major interest in Mathematics. It is also a support subject for those wishing to study Physics, Chemistry, Engineering and Health Sciences at university.
It is possible to do both Calculus as well as Statistics A. Students who do both subjects must have a genuine interest in Mathematics.
This is a subject for students who need Mathematics to support their studies in biological, health and social sciences, medicine, commerce or any field where the collection and interpretation of data is important. It is possible to do both Statistics A and Calculus.