Mathematics General A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaMathematics
SemesterSemester 1
Pre-requisiteA pass in Year 10 Mathematics is assumed
Additional Costs$195 for Graphics Calculator
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

Students who are interested in contributing to and influencing society using mathematical approaches especially in business and technology.

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. It leads to Stage 2 Mathematics General or Stage 2 Essential Mathematics.

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
  • Investing and Borrowing
  • Measurement
  • Statistics

How will I be assessed?

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

  • 3 Skills and Applications Tasks (SATS)
  • 1 Mathematical investigation


A pass in 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: 28 July 2023