Stage 1 General Mathematics

General Mathematics extends students’ mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem-solving. A problem-based approach is integral to developing mathematical models and the associated key ideas in the topics. These topics cover a diverse range of applications of mathematics, including personal financial management, measurement and trigonometry, the statistical investigation process, modelling using linear and non-linear functions, and discrete modelling using networks and matrices.

Successful completion of this subject at Stage 2 prepares students for entry to tertiary courses requiring a non-specialised background in mathematics.

Source – Subject Outline, South Australian Certificate of Education 2023

SACE Stage 1 General Mathematics - Investing and Borrowing

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1.1 Investing for Interest
1.2 Investing for Shares
1.3 Return on Investment
1.4 Costs of Borrowing
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SACE Stage 1 General Mathematics - Measurement

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2.1 Application of Measuring Devices and Units of Measurement
2.2 Perimeter and Area of Plane Shapes
2.3 Volume and Surface area of Solids
2.4 Scale and Rates
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SACE Stage 1 General Mathematics - Statistical Investigation

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3.1 The Statistical Investigation Process
3.2 Sampling and Collecting Data
3.3 Classifying and Organising Data
3.4 The Shape, Location and Spread of Distribution of Numerical Data
3.5 Forming and Supporting Conjectures across Two or More Groups
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SACE Stage 1 General Mathematics - Applications of Trigonometry

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4.1 Similarity
4.2 Right Triangle Geometry
4.3 Area of Triangles
4.4 Solving Problems with Non-Right Triangles
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SACE Stage 1 General Mathematics - Linear and Exponential Functions...

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5.1 Linear Functions and Graphs
5.2 Exponential Functions and Graphs
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SACE Stage 1 General Mathematics - Matrices and Networks

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6.1 Matrix Arithmetic and Costing Applications
6.2 Networks
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