Essential Mathematics

SACE Stage 2

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Essential Mathematics


SACE Stage 2

20 credits

Students apply their mathematics to a range of settings including everyday calculations, financial management, business applications, measurement and geometry and statistics in social contexts. The use of a graphics calculator is required.

Course Content
Further Info
  • Scales, Plans Models
  • Measurement*
  • Business Applications
  • Statistics*
  • Investments and Loans*


School-based Assessment

Skills and Applications tasks 30%
Folio tasks 40%

External Assessment
Examinations 30%


*examined topics

Students entering this course are expected to have completed 2 semesters of stage 1 Essentials or General Mathematics or equivalent.