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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).
 

Preliminary Course - Year 11

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
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