Mathematical Methods (T) is designed to provide students with techniques in abstract reasoning, calculus and other mathematical procedures which provide a foundation for tertiary studies where mathematical modelling plays a role in courses such as Economics, Biology and Psychology.
- Mathematical Methods 1 T: Minimum of a C in Level 1 Mathematics 10A
- Mathematical Methods 2 T: Satisfactory Completion of MM1
- Mathematical Methods 3 T: Satisfactory Completion of MM2
- Mathematical Methods 4 T: Satisfactory Completion of MM3
Usual Course Patterns
- Mathematical Methods Major: Mathematical Methods, semester units 1, 2, 3 and 4
- Mathematical Methods Minor: Mathematical Methods, semester units 1 and 2
MATHEMATICAL METHODS 1
Matrices, Sequences and Series, Relations and Functions, Linear Functions, Quadratic Functions.
MATHEMATICAL METHODS 2
Polynomial and Rational Functions, Rates of Change, Trigonometry, Differential Calculus (Polynomials), Maximum/Minimum Problems, Related Rates.
MATHEMATICAL METHODS 3
Anti-differentiation, Integral Calculus, Areas and Volumes, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (base e), Growth and Decay.
MATHEMATICAL METHODS 4
Statistics, Correlation and Regression, Counting Techniques, Probability Distributions (Binomial and Normal), Further Trigonometry, Matrix Applications.
Students studying Mathematical Methods are required to have a graphics calculator. Daramalan College uses the TI84+.
Students requiring help with any aspect of their courses are encouraged to attend Mathematics Tutorials conducted during the lunch period on alternate days of the week.