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New Century Maths 12 Mathematics General 2 : HSC Course (Student Book with 4 Access Codes) - Margaret Willard

New Century Maths 12 Mathematics General 2

HSC Course (Student Book with 4 Access Codes)


Published: 5th September 2013
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The new Mathematics General syllabus describes two pathways that start in Year 11. Even though both pathways share a common Preliminary course, students taking each pathway have specific learning needs, so we have published two levels of text for both Years 11 and 12.

First published in 2001 and revised in 2010, this book has been revised again for the new Mathematics General course beginning in NSW in 2013. This book caters for the Mathematics General 2 HSC course in Year 12, an updated version of the General Mathematics course. It is designed for students heading towards an HSC exam, an ATAR and university studies. This book includes access to the NelsonNet portal of resources and an interactive NelsonNetBook.

Select Bonus Resource Downloads to access the PowerPoint presentation “Exploring the new Mathematics General Syllabus” and a summary of course changes written by series editor Robert Yen.

About the Author

Klaas Bootsma was head teacher of mathematics at Ambarvale High School in Campbelltown and has taught at Lurnea and Grantham High Schools. He was a senior HSC examiner and has worked on the HSC Advice Line. Klaas has been the lead author of the New Century Maths 9-10 series since 1995, including new editions for the Australian Curriculum in NSW.

Sarah Hamper teaches at Abbotsleigh School in Wahroonga and has taught at Meriden and Tara Anglican schools. Her expertise is in using modelling, problem solving and ICT for the effective learning of mathematics, and she has presented workshops for MANSW and nationally. Sarah is a co-author of new editions of New Century Maths 9-10 for the Australian Curriculum in NSW.

Margaret Willard has taught at numerous TAFE colleges and high schools for 35 years, as well as with OTEN (Open Training and Education Network). Margaret has extensive experience writing and reviewing units of work. She has also served on the executive of MANSW and managed its post-secondary programs.

Robert Yen has taught at the selective Hurlstone Agricultural High School and at Eagle Vale and Ambarvale high schools in southwest Sydney. He conducts workshops for HSC students, writes and presents regularly for MANSW and has co-edited its journal, Reflections. He now works for Cengage Learning as an associate publisher and series editor.

Table of Contents
1 Loans and annuities
2 Equations and linear functions
3 Area and volume
4 Statistical distributions
5 The sine and cosine rules
6 Water usage*
7 Probability
8 Health and medicine*
9 Geometry of the Earth
10 Non-linear functions
11 Sampling and the normal distribution
12 Energy and sustainability*
*New focus study chapters.

ISBN: 9780170238977
ISBN-10: 0170238970
Audience: Primary / High School
For Grades: 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 5th September 2013
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 18.5  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 1.32
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised