11 General Mathematics A

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semesters / Advanced Technologies

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/general-mathematics/stage-1

Pre-Requisite:  An achievement level of 'B‘ or better in year 10 mathematics


This course develops and enhances students’ mathematical skills through applications relevant to daily life and the analysis and relevance of data. It is suitable for students planning on any future learning including, TAFE, University or other study where a mathematical element is used. This course is designed for students to achieve their SACE Stage 1 Numeracy requirement. This is the pathway to year 12 general mathematics.

Topics may include

  • investing and borrowing
  • measurement

Students develop problem solving and analysis skills using a mathematical modelling process and may be required to do some research and gather information from outside of the school as part of this course.



Assessment tasks include:

  • skills and applications tasks 
  • mathematical investigation 

A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through:

  • innovation and creativity
  • critical thinking and problem solving
  • effective oral and written communication
  • knowledge and understanding

Additional Information

This is the pathway to year 12 General Mathematics or year 12 Essential Mathematics.