VCE General Mathematics Units 1 and 2 – Arithmetic and Number
2.1 Directed Numbers
2.2 Number Skills
2.3 Ratios
2.4 Decimals
2.5 Percentages
2.6 Interest Rates
2.7 Spending Money
In this area of study, students cover mental, byhand and technologyassisted computation with rational numbers, practical arithmetic and financial arithmetic, including estimation, order of magnitude and accuracy.
Computation and practical arithmetic
This topic includes:
 review of computation: order of operations, directed numbers, scientific notation, estimation, exact and approximate answers, rounding correct to a given number of decimal places or significant figures
 efficient mental and byhand estimation and computation in relevant contexts
 effective use of technology for computation
 orders of magnitude, units of measure that range over multiple orders of magnitude and their use and interpretation, and the use and interpretation of \( \log \) to base 10 scales, such as the Richter scale
 use of ratios and proportions, and percentages and percentage change to solve practical problems
 the unitary method and its use to make comparisons and solve practical problems involving ratio and proportion.
Financial arithmetic
This topic includes:
 percentage increase and decrease applied to various financial contexts such as the price to earnings ratios of shares and percentage dividends, determining the impact of inflation on costs and the spending power of money over time, calculating percentage markups and discounts, and calculating GST
 applications of simple interest and compound interest
 cash flow in common savings and credit accounts including interest calculation
 compound interest investments and loans
 comparison of purchase options including cash, credit and debit cards, personal loans, and time payments (hire purchase).
source – VCE Mathematics Study Design
VCE General Mathematics Units 1 and 2 Courses
VCE General Mathematics Units 1 and 2 Syllabus
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Combined Operations
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Number Skills
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Ratios
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Proportion
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Comparing Ratios
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Speed
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Spending Money
Shares
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Hire Purchase
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Budgeting
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Profit and Loss
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Borrowing Money
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Cost of a Loan
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Comparing Loans
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