Mathematics General B

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaMathematics
SemesterSemester 2
Pre requisiteA pass at Year 10 Mathematics is assumed
Additional Costs$195 for Graphics Calculator

Who is this course for?

Students who are interested in contributing to and influencing society using mathematical approaches especially in business and technology. It leads to Stage 2 General Mathematics or Stage 2 Mathematics Essentials.

Numeracy is a compulsory 10 point component of the SACE. It is achieved by gaining a C grade or better in any one of the Stage 1 Mathematics courses.

What will I learn

You will study topics that support your:

  • capacity to problem solve and apply your mathematical knowledge
  • ability on how to approach new challenges by investigation, modelling and reasoning
  • communication skills to describe the relationships observed in situations requiring mathematical reasoning
  • Applications of Trigonometry
  • Linear and Exponential Functions and their Graphs
  • Matrices and Networks

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning assessed as Stage 1 through four assessments:

  • three Skills and Applications Tasks (SATS)
  • one Mathematical Investigation

Pre requisite

A pass at Year 10 Mathematics is assumed


It is recommended that students have their own Graphics Calculator Casio fx-9860G AU plus or the latest fx-CG 20.

Last updated: 04 July 2019