General Mathematics A and B

SACE Stage 1

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General Mathematics A and B

General Mathematics

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits

Students extend their mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem solving and mathematical modelling in everyday contexts. In this subject there is an emphasis on consolidating students' computational and algebraic skills and expanding their ability to reason and analyse mathematically.

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General Mathematics A

  • Investing and Borrowing
  • Statistical Investigation
  • Measurement
General Mathematics B

  • Applications of Trigonometry
  • Linear and Exponential Functions and Graphs
  • Matrices and Networks


Skills and Applications tasks 75%
Foli 25%


Students who wish to do Stage 2 General Mathematics should do both General Mathematics A and B at Stage 1.