NSW Syllabuses

Outcomes

Table of Objectives and Outcomes – Continuum of Learning

All aspects of Working Mathematically, as described within this syllabus, are integral to the outcomes of the Mathematics Standard Stage 6 course, in particular outcomes 11-9, 12-9, 11-10 and 12-10.

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Objective
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• develop the ability to apply reasoning, and the use of appropriate language, in the evaluation and construction of arguments and the interpretation and use of models based on mathematical concepts

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Year 12 Mathematics Standard 2 outcomes

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MS11-1 uses algebraic and graphical techniques to compare alternative solutions to contextual problems MS1-12-1 uses algebraic and graphical techniques to evaluate and construct arguments in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts MS2-12-1 uses detailed algebraic and graphical techniques to critically evaluate and construct arguments in a range of familiar and unfamiliar contexts
MS11-2 represents information in symbolic, graphical and tabular form MS1-12-2 analyses representations of data in order to make predictions and draw conclusions MS2-12-2 analyses representations of data in order to make inferences, predictions and draw conclusions

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• develop the ability to use concepts and apply techniques to the solution of problems in algebra and modelling, measurement, financial mathematics, data and statistics, probability and networks

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Year 12 Mathematics Standard 2 outcomes

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MS11-3 solves problems involving quantity measurement, including accuracy and the choice of relevant units MS1-12-3 interprets the results of measurements and calculations and makes judgements about their reasonableness MS2-12-3 interprets the results of measurements and calculations and makes judgements about their reasonableness, including the degree of accuracy and the conversion of units where appropriate
MS11-4 performs calculations in relation to two-dimensional figures MS1-12-4 analyses simple two-dimensional models to solve practical problems MS2-12-4 analyses two-dimensional and three-dimensional models to solve practical problems
MS11-5 models relevant financial situations using appropriate tools MS1-12-5 makes informed decisions about financial situations likely to be encountered post-school MS2-12-5 makes informed decisions about financial situations, including annuities and loan repayments
MS11-6 makes predictions about everyday situations based on simple mathematical models MS1-12-6 represents the relationships between changing quantities in algebraic and graphical forms MS2-12-6 solves problems by representing the relationships between changing quantities in algebraic and graphical forms
MS11-7 develops and carries out simple statistical processes to answer questions posed MS1-12-7 solves problems requiring statistical processes MS2-12-7 solves problems requiring statistical processes, including the use of the normal distribution and the correlation of bivariate data
MS11-8 solves probability problems involving multistage events MS1-12-8 applies network techniques to solve network problems MS2-12-8 solves problems using networks to model decision-making in practical problems

Objective
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• develop the ability to use mathematical skills and techniques, aided by appropriate technology, to organise information and interpret practical situations

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Year 12 Mathematics Standard 2 outcomes

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MS11-9 uses appropriate technology to investigate, organise and interpret information in a range of contexts MS1-12-9 chooses and uses appropriate technology effectively and recognises appropriate times for such use MS2-12-9 chooses and uses appropriate technology effectively in a range of contexts, and applies critical thinking to recognise appropriate times and methods for such use

Objective
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• develop the ability to interpret and communicate mathematics in a variety of written and verbal forms, including diagrams and graphs

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Year 12 Mathematics Standard 2 outcomes

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MS11-10 justifies a response to a given problem using appropriate mathematical terminology and/or calculations MS1-12-10 uses mathematical argument and reasoning to evaluate conclusions, communicating a position clearly to others MS2-12-10 uses mathematical argument and reasoning to evaluate conclusions, communicating a position clearly to others and justifying a response

View a table showing the Mathematics Life Skills and Related Mathematics Standard Outcomes.