Mathematics
Preliminary Course  Assessment Schedule  Mathematics
Task  Time  Components (Type of Task)  Outcomes  Weight 
1 
Week 8 Term 1 
Written test and/or investigation 
P1, P2, P3 
15 
2 
Week 5 Term 2 
HALF YEARLY EXAM 
P1, P2, P3, P4, P5 
20 
3 
Week 2 Term 3 
Written test and/or investigation 
P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6 
25 
4 
Week 9 Term 3 
YEARLY EXAM 
P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7, P8 
40 


 TOTAL  100% 
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Preliminary Course Outcomes  Mathematics
A student:
P1 demonstrates confidence in using mathematics to obtain realistic solutions to problems;
P2 provides reasoning to support conclusions which are appropriate to the context;
P3 performs routine arithmetic and algebraic manipulation involving surds, simple rational expressions and trigonometric identities;
P4 chooses and applies appropriate arithmetic, algebraic, graphical, trigonometric and geometric techniques;
P5 understands the concept of a function and the relationship between a function and its graph;
P6 relates the derivative of a function to the slope of its graph;
P7 determines the derivative of a function through routine application of the rules of differentiation;
P8 understands and uses the language and notation of calculus.
HSC Course  Assessment Schedule  Mathematics
Outcomes which relate to the areas of study  Components  Weightings (Syllabus) %  Task 1  Task 2  Task 3  Task 4 
Date End T4 Yr11  Date End T1 Yr12  Date Mid T2 Yr12  Date Early T3 Yr12  
AT1 Written test
 AT2 Half Yearly 3 hours  AT3 Written test
 AT4 Trial HSC 3 hours  
H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6, H7, H8  Concepts, skills and techniques
 50  7.5  15  7.5  20 
H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6, H7, H8, H9  Reasoning and communication
 50  7.5  15  7.5  20 
MARKS  100  15  30  15  40  
Outcomes Assessed by Task  P1 P2 P3
 P1 P2 P3 P4 P5  P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6  P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 
A student:
H1 seeks to apply mathematical techniques to problems in a wide range of practical contexts 
H2 constructs arguments to prove and justify results 
H3 manipulates algebraic expressions involving logarithmic and exponential functions 
H4 expresses practical problems in mathematical terms based on simple given models 
H5 applies appropriate techniques from the study of calculus, geometry, probability, trigonometry and series to solve problems 
H6 uses the derivative to determine the features of the graph of a function 
H7 uses the features of a graph to deduce information about the derivative 
H8 uses techniques of integration to calculate areas and volumes 
H9 communicates using mathematical language, notation, diagrams and graphs 