Mathematics General A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaMathematics
SemesterSemester 1
Pre-requisiteA pass in 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.

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: 24 July 2020