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# General Mathematics (Year 11-12)

The General Mathematics Syllabus states that the course provides a context within which to develop general competences considered essential for the acquisition of effective, higher-order thinking skills necessary for further education, work and everyday life.

The General Maths course consists of these components (extracted from the syllabus page 9).

### HSC Course - Year 12

#### Financial Mathematics

• FM1: Earning money
• FM2: Investing money
• FM3: Taxation
• FM4: Credit and borrowing
• FM5: Annuities and loan repayments
• FM6: Depreciation

#### Data Analysis

• DA1: Statistics and society
• DA2: Data collection and sampling
• DA3: Displaying single data sets
• DA4: Summary statistics
• DA5: Interpreting sets of data
• DA6: The normal distribution
• DA7: Correlation

#### Measurement

• M1: Units of measurement
• M2: Applications of area and volume
• M3: Similarity of two-dimensional figures
• M4: Right-angled triangles
• M5: Further applications of area and volume
• M6: Applications of trigonometry
• M7: Spherical geometry

#### Probability

• PB1: The language of chance
• PB2: Relative frequency and probability
• PB3: Multi-stage events
• PB4: Applications of probability

#### Algebraic Modeling

• AM1: Basic algebraic skills
• AM2: Modelling linear relationships
• AM3: Algebraic skills and techniques
• AM4: Modelling linear and non-linear relationships