**LENGTH / CREDIT Semester (10 Credit Points)**

**Aims**

General Mathematics extends students’ mathematical skills in ways that apply to practical problem solving.

Content

Topics cover a diverse range of applications of mathematics, including

Stage 1 General Mathematics consists of the following seven topics:

Topic 1: Investing and Borrowing

Topic 2: Measurement

Topic 3: Statistical Investigation

Topic 4: Applications of Trigonometry

Topic 5: Linear and Exponential Functions and their Graphs

Topic 6: Matrices and Networks

Topic 7: Open Topic

**Assessment**

Assessment at Stage 1 is school based, with the following assessment types:

• Skills and Applications Tasks

• Mathematical Investigation

General Mathematics Subject Outline — Stage 1 (for teaching in 2021)

THIS SUBJECT LEADS TO

Stage 2 General Mathematics Units 1 & 2 provided both Stage 1, Unit 1 and Unit 2 are successfully completed.