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Maths in Focus: Year 12 Mathematics Extension 2 Student Book

By | Copyright Year:2020 | ISBN-13: 9780170413435

Maths in Focus 12 Mathematics Extension 2 is a new book written for the Mathematics Extension 2 course. Each chapter begins with a table of contents, chapter objectives and a Terminology glossary and graded exercises include HSC-style questions and realistic applications. Investigations explore the syllabus in more detail, providing ideas for research projects and modelling activities and Did you know? sections contain interesting facts and applications of the mathematics learned in a chapter. Each chapter ends with a Test Yourself revision set and Practice sets (after several chapters) include exam-style questions from various chapters. Syllabus gris and codes, answers and an index are also included to meet the new 2019 senior maths course requirements.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Chapter topic tests
• Worked solutions to all questions in book
• ExamView ® software and questionbank of topic questions
• Teaching program
• Chapter PDFs of the book
• Worksheets

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.


1. Complex numbers
2. Mathematical proof
3. 3D vectors
4. Applying complex numbers
Practice set 1
5. Further mathematical induction
6. Further integration
7. Mechanics
Practice set 2


Janet Hunter is Head of Mathematics at Ascham School in eastern Sydney. She is a contributor to MANSW HSC solutions booklets and has worked on curriculum development committees for the Board of Studies. Janet’s interests include financial mathematics, multiple intelligences and resilience in education, and she has written courses for the University of Sydney’s Mathematics Learning Centre and the Centre for Continuing Education.