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NSW Syllabuses

Course structure and requirements

Year 11 Course Structure and Requirements

The course is organised in topics, with the topics divided into subtopics.

Year 11 course
(60 hours)

Mathematics Extension 1
Topics Subtopics
Functions

ME-F1 Further Work with Functions
ME-F2 Polynomials

Trigonometric Functions

ME-T1 Inverse Trigonometric Functions
ME-T2 Further Trigonometric Identities

Calculus ME-C1 Rates of Change
Combinatorics ME-A1 Working with Combinatorics

For the Year 11 course:

  • The Mathematics Advanced Year 11 course should be taught prior to or concurrently with this course.
  • 60 indicative hours are required to complete the course.
  • Students should experience content in the course in familiar and routine situations as well as unfamiliar situations.
  • Students should be provided with regular opportunities involving the integration of technology to enrich the learning experience.

Year 12 Course Structure and Requirements

The course is organised in topics, with the topics divided into subtopics.


Year 12 course
(60 hours)

Mathematics Extension 1
Topics Subtopics
Proof ME-P1 Introduction to Proof by Mathematical Induction
Vectors ME-V1 Introduction to Vectors
Trigonometric Functions

ME-T3 Trigonometric Equations

Calculus

ME-C2 Further Calculus Skills
ME-C3 Applications of Calculus

Statistical Analysis

ME-S1 The Binomial Distribution

For the Year 12 course:

  • The Mathematics Advanced Year 12 course should be taught prior to or concurrently with this course.
  • The Mathematics Advanced Year 11 course is a prerequisite. 
  • 60 indicative hours are required to complete the course.
  • Students should experience content in the course in familiar and routine situations as well as unfamiliar situations.
  • Students should be provided with regular opportunities involving the integration of technology.