Mathematics Methods

Year Level: Year 12
Codes: ATMAM
SCSA Syllabus link:

Mathematics Methods Y12 ATAR

Recommended Background: C grade or higher in Year 11 ATAR Mathematics Methods
Course Content Description:


In this unit, students

  • extend their knowledge of calculus to derivatives of exponential and trigonometric functions, and finding second derivatives
  • study the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and find antiderivatives and areas under curves
  • study Discrete Random variables to model chance and variation


In this unit, students

  • study the derivative of the logarithmic function
  • use integrals to find probabilities of continuous distributions
  • use statistical inference
Mode of Delivery: In Moodle and live, online lessons.
Textbooks / Stationery: Refer to the Booklist - Personal Items and Resource List
External Examination: External examination compulsory in Term 4 Year 12
ATAR Pathway: Entry into University