General Mathematics Course

PLC Sydney regularly runs school holiday short courses in various subjects for the benefit of PLC Sydney students and the wider community. 

The Extension Centre will be running the following Senior Studies Mathematics course during the forthcoming school holidays:


Date: Thursday 13 July and Friday 14 July 2017
Time: 10.00 am – 2.30 pm
Presenter: May Wassef 
Venue: McQueen Seminar Room, PLC Sydney 
Cost*: $350.00 PLC Sydney students, $450.00 Non PLC Sydney students

Session Day 1


10 – 11.15am

Financial Mathematics:
Earning Money, Investing Money, Taxation, Credit and Borrowing as well as Annuities and Loans.

11.30 – 12.45pm

Multi-stage events and applications of probability

1.15 – 2.30pm

Measurement and Trigonometry:
Perimeter, Area and Volume. Similar Figures, Trigonometry and Spherical Geometry

Session Day 2         


10 – 11.15am   

Summary of Statistics, Interpreting sets of data, the Normal Distribution as well as Sampling and Populations 

11.30 – 12.45pm

Algebra and Algebra Modelling:
Algebraic Manipulation, Modelling Linear Relationships and Modelling Non-Linear Relationships

1.15 – 2.30pm

Focus Studies:
Mathematics: Communications, Driving, Health and resources.

*Includes all course handouts, students are asked to bring notebooks and pens.

May is an experienced and passionate mathematics teacher. She has been teaching for more than 25 years across all levels of mathematics. She has taught boys and girls at all levels in both independent and Catholic schools throughout Sydney. May is also a published mathematics author.

To enrol in this Seminar please complete the online form and include payment. If you require further information, please leave a message on 02 9704 5634 and we will return your call as soon as practical.

This course will run with a minimum of 8 students.

Enrolment and payments must be made by Wednesday 14 June 2017.

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