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Mathematics Standard 1 - Year 12

2 units of Year 12 

Board Developed Category A

Exclusions: Students may not study any other Year 12 Mathematics course in conjunction with the Year 12 Mathematics Standard 1 course.

Course Costs: $10.00 (plus $15.00 online access)

  • Students studying the Mathematics Standard 1 course may elect to undertake an optional HSC examination.
  • All students studying the Mathematics Standard course in Stage 6 will have the opportunity to enhance their numeracy skills and capabilities. The content of the course aligns with Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework.


The study of Mathematics Standard 1 in Stage 6:

  • enables students to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in working mathematically and in communicating concisely and precisely
  • provides opportunities for students to consider various applications of mathematics in a broad range of contemporary contexts through the use of mathematical modelling and use these models to solve problems related to their present and future needs
  • provides an appropriate mathematical background for students entering the workforce and/or undertaking further community and workplace training.


The Mathematics Standard 1 Year 12 Course content includes the same four Topics as the Year 11 Course and the additional Topic of Networks.

  • Topic: Algebra
    • Types of Relationships
  • Topic: Measurement
    • Right-angled Triangles
    • Rates
    • Scale Drawings
  • Topic: Financial Mathematics
    • Investment
    • Depreciation and Loans
  • Topic: Statistical Analysis
    • Further Statistical Analysis
  • Topic: Networks
    • Networks and Paths

Particular Course Requirements: Completion of the Year 11 Mathematics Standard Course

Course Contact:
Mr Rodney Loxley, HT: Mathematics & Computer Science