# 10 Mathematics

#### Course Description

**Teacher in Charge: ** Ms H. Kajanova

**Compulsory core subject**

The course continues to involve and extend students in practical, real-life situations using the tools of:

algebra, number, graphs, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, probability and measurement.

The course prepares students for further Mathematics giving them a solid foundation in the necessary skills for Level 1 standards. Students may also be provided with the chance to gain some of the necessary Level 1 credits required to gain Numeracy during Year 10 to give them a head start.

**Assessment**

Regular topic tests and assignments

End of year examination

**Year 10 classes are streamed into three levels**:

• Top Streams (10MTA, 10MTE) – study NCEA Level 1 and/or NCEA Level 2.

• Main Stream (10MT1 and 10MT2) – preparing for a full Level 1 course the following year plus possibly working through two basic internally assessed Level 1 Achievement Standards.

• Jump Start (10MT3) – working through a programme to assist in preparation for entry into the appropriate Year 11 Level 1 course the following year.

### Pathway

#### Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

**10MT1** - Supplementary costs: Approx $30

Scientific calculator, protractor, ruler, 1J5 exercise books, clear file folder x1.