Essential Mathematics A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Essential Mathematics A and B

Essential Mathematics (A) and General Mathematics (B)

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


Essential Mathematics A will allow students to develop their mathematical skills for solving problems in everyday and workplace contexts.

Essential Mathematics B will extend students' general mathematical skills and give them foundation skills to apply in further studies in Essential Mathematics Stage 2.

Course Content
Assessment
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Course Content
Essential Mathematics A

  • Calculations, Time and Ratio
  • Measurement
  • Earning and Spending
Essential Mathematics B

  • Linear Functions and Graphs
  • Investments and Borrowing
  • Applications of Trigonometry

Assessment

Skills and Applications Tasks 75%
Investigations 25%

Further Info

Successful completion of Essential Mathematics A and B at Stage 1 is required for Stage 2 Essential Mathematics.