General 1
Preliminary Mathematics General Course Content*
Hours shown are indicative only.
Strands  80 hours
Financial Mathematics
FM1 Earning and managing money
FM2 Investing money
FM3 Taxation
Data and Statistics
DS1 Statistics and society, data collection and sampling
DS2 Displaying and interpreting single data sets
DS3 Summary statistics
Measurement
MM1 Units of measurement and applications
MM2 Applications of perimeter, area and volume
MM3 Similarity of twodimensional figures, rightangled triangles
Probability
PB1 Relative frequency and probability
Algebra and Modelling
AM1 Algebraic manipulation
AM2 Interpreting linear relationships
Focus Studies  40 hours
Mathematics and Communication
FSCo1 Mobile phone plans
FSCo2 Digital download and file storage
Mathematics and Driving
FSDr1 Costs of purchase and insurance
FSDr2 Running costs and depreciation
FSDr3 Safety
Total indicative hours  120 hours
Preliminary Course  Assessment Schedule  Mathematics General 1
Task  Time  Components (Type of Task)  Outcomes  Weight 
1 
Week 8 Term 1 
Written test and/or investigation 
MGP1 MGP2 MGP3 MGP9 MGP10 MGPVA 
15 
2 
Week 5 Term 2 
HALF YEARLY EXAM

MGP1 MGP2 MGP3 MGP6 MGP7 MGP9 MGP10 MGPVA 
20

3 
Week 2 Term 3 
Written test and And Practical Task

MGP8 MGP9 
25

4 
Week 9 Term 3 
YEARLY EXAM

MGP1 MGP2 MGP3 MGP4 MGP5 MGP6 MGP7 MGP8 MGP9 MGP10 MGPVA 
40



 TOTAL  100% 
Preliminary Course Outcomes MATHEMATICS GENERAL 1
A student:
MGP1 MGP2 MGP3 MGP4 MGP5 MGP6 MGP7 MGP8 MGP9 MGP10 MGPVA 
HSC Mathematics General 1 Course Content
Hours shown are indicative only.
Strands  40 hours
Financial Mathematics
FM4CEC Credit cards
Data and Statistics
DS4CEC Distributions
DS5CEC Interpreting sets of data
DS6CEC Working with statistics
Measurement
MM4CEC Further applications of area and volume
Probability
PB2CEC Multistage events and applications of probability
Algebra and Modelling
AM3CEC Further algebraic skills
AM4CEC Modelling with functions
Focus Studies  80 hours
Mathematics and Design
FSDe1CEC Scale drawings and house plans
FSDe2CEC Design
Mathematics and Household Finance
FSHo1CEC Accommodation costs: buying and renting
FSHo2CEC Costs of running a household, maintenance, and repairs
Mathematics and the Human Body
FSHu1CEC Blood
FSHu2CEC Body measurements
FSHu3CEC Lung capacity
Mathematics and Personal Resource Usage
FSPe1CEC Water usage and collection
FSPe2CEC Electricity
FSPe3CEC Sustainability and energyefficient housing
Total indicative hours  120 hours
HSC Course  Assessment Schedule  Mathematics General 1
Outcomes which relate to the areas of study  Components  Weightings (Syllabus) %  Task 1  Task 2  Task 3  Task 4 
Date End T4 Yr11  Date End T1 Yr12  Date Mid T2 Yr12  Date Early T3 Yr12  
AT1 Written test
 AT2 Half Yearly 2.5 hours  AT3 Written test
 AT4 Trial HSC 2.5 hours  
MG1H1 MG1H2 MG1H3 MG1H5 MG1H6 MG1H7 MG1H9 MG1H10 MG1HVA  Knowledge Understanding  50  7.5  15  7.5  20 
MG1H2 MG1H3 MG1H4 MG1H5MG1H6 MG1H7 MG1H8 MG1H9  Skills  50  7.5  15  7.5  20 
MARKS  100  15  30  15  40  
Outcomes Assessed by Task 
TBA 
TBA 
TBA 
TBA 
GENERAL 1 MATHEMATICS  OUTCOMES
MG1H1 uses mathematics and statistics to evaluate and construct arguments in a range of familiar contexts MG1H2 analyses representations of data in order to make predictions MG1H3 makes predictions about everyday situations based on simple mathematical models MG1H4 analyses simple twodimensional and threedimensional models to solve practical problems MG1H5 interprets the results of measurements and calculations and makes judgements about reasonableness, including the conversion to appropriate units MG1H6 makes informed decisions about financial situations likely to be encountered postschool MG1H7 develops and carries out simple statistical processes to answer questions posed MG1H8 solves problems involving uncertainty using basic counting techniques MG1H9 chooses and uses appropriate technology to organise information from a range of practical and everyday contexts MG1H10 uses mathematical argument and reasoning to evaluate conclusions drawn from other sources, communicating a position clearly to others MG1HVA appreciates the importance of mathematics in everydaylife and its usefulness in contributing to society 