Building on Mathematics Learning in Stage 5
The outcomes and content in the Mathematics Standard Stage 6 syllabus are written with the assumption that students studying this course will have engaged with all substrands of Stage 5.1 and with the following substrands of Stage 5.2 – Financial Mathematics, Linear Relationships, Non-Linear Relationships, Area and Surface Area, Volume, Right-Angled Triangles (Trigonometry) and Single Variable Data Analysis, and at least some of the content from the following 5.2 substrands – Equations and Probability. Consequently, content in the NSW Mathematics K–10 Syllabus up to and including this level is also implicit in this syllabus. In a number of cases where content from Stage 5 is included it is in the context of review for clarity and completeness. Schools have the opportunity to review other areas of Stage 5 content as appropriate to meet the needs of students.