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Course Description

In Essential Mathematics students apply their mathematics to diverse settings, including everyday calculations, financial management, business applications, measurement, geometry and statistics in social contexts.

Essential Mathematics has an emphasis on developing students’ computational skills and expanding their ability to apply their mathematical skills in flexible and resourceful ways.

This course is intended for students planning to pursue a career in a range of trades or vocations.

A TI84 graphic calculator is required for this course.

Assessment Type & Weighting

Folio  25%
Skills and Application Tasks  75%

Semester Offered

Semesters 1 & 2 



Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.