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**Quick Links to Past HSC examinations**2009: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2009exams/pdf_doc/2009-hsc-exam-general-mathematics.pdf

Marking guidelines have not yet been released yet

2008: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2008exams/pdf_doc/2008HSC-general-mathematics.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2008exams/pdf_doc/general-maths-notes-08.pdf

2007: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/exam-papers-2007/pdf_doc/gen-maths-07.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/exam-papers-2007/pdf_doc/general-mathematics-notes-07.pdf

2006: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2006exams/pdf_doc/general_maths_06.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2006exams/pdf_doc/general_maths_notes_06.pdf

2005: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2005exams/pdf_doc/general_maths_05.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2005exams/pdf_doc/mathematics_general_05.pdf

2004: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2004exams/pdf_doc/general_maths_04.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2004exams/pdf_doc/mathematics_general_04.pdf

2003: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2003exams/pdf_doc/mathemat_gen_03.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2003exams/pdf_doc/general_mathematics_er_03.pdf

2002: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2002exams/pdf_doc/mathemat_gen_02.pdf(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2002exams/pdf_doc/general_mathematics_er_02.pdf

2001: http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2001exams/pdf_doc/gen_mathemat_01.pdf

(marking guidelines) http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/hsc_exams/hsc2001exams/pdf_doc/general_math_er01.pdf

**Suggested answers for past HSC exams**2007: 2007 HSC suggested answers by PC

**Useful links:**CSU Hsc help site: HSC Online

BOS General Maths resources: Bored of Studies

**HSC Exam related****>> Equipment**

A Calculator

A Pair of compasses

A Protractor

Set Squares

(optional) a curve-drawing template

-The calculator must be silent, hand held and either battery or solar powered.

-The curve drawing template cannot contain any printed formulae other than equations of simple curves (such as y=x2).

**>> General Mathematics HSC Examination Formulae Sheet:**

http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabus_hsc/pdf_doc/maths_gen_formulae.pdf

**>> Approved Calculators for HSC examination:**

Calculators for use in the General Mathematics HSC Examination and SC Tests - Board of Studies NSW

**General Mathematics Stage 6 Syllabus:**Financial Mathematics

- FM1: Earning Money
- FM2: Investing Money
- FM3: Taxation
- FM4: Credit and Borrowing
- FM5: Annuities and Loan repayments
- FM6: Depreciation

- DA1: Statistics and society
- DA2: Data collection and sampling
- DA3: Displaying single data sets
- DA4: Summary statistics
- DA5: Interpreting sets of data
- DA6: The Normal Distribution
- DA7: Correlation

- M1: Units of measurement
- M2: Applications of area and volume
- M3: Similarity of two-dimensional figures
- M4: Right-angled triangles
- M5: Further applications of area and volume
- M6: Applications of trigonometry
- M7: Spherical geometry

- PB1: The language of Chance
- PB2: Relative Frequency and Probability
- PB3: Multi-stage events
- PB4: Applications of probability

- AM1: Basic algebraic skills
- AM2: Modelling Linear Relationships
- AM3: Algebraic skills and techniques
- AM4: Modelling linear and nonlinear relationships

**Textbooks****>> HSC Text books**

Jacaranda Maths Quest General Mathematics - Robert Rowland (also avail. in prelim)

Maths In Focus - Margaret Grove (also avail. in prelim)

New Century General Mathematics - Robert Yen/Margaret Willard (also avail. in prelim)

**>> HSC Past Paper books**

HSC General Maths Practice Questions by Topic - Owain Rowland-Jones (silver coloured book)

General Mathematics Past Papers - Maths Association of NSW (pink coloured book)

Cambridge General Mathematics - Thomas/Brown/Fisher/Lord (not too sure if it's avail. in prelim)

Success One HSC General Mathematics - Barbara D'Angelo

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