- HSC Mathematics Advanced Trial Exams
- About these books

# About these books

- This mammoth hybrid paper-and-digital study guide totalling nearly 800 pages comes in three volumes:
- Volume 1: Topic Tests (spiral-bound question and answer book)
- Volume 2: Trial Examinations (spiral-bound question and answer book)
- Volume 3: Solution Manual (digital PDF e-book, can be accessed by purchasing Volume 1 or Volume 2)

- Designed to cover every dot point of the NEW 2020 NESA-accredited syllabus!
- Solution Manual (Volume 3) available as a free digital download from our website for your convenience, or directly via QR code printed in Volumes 1-2
- Model solutions and marking schemes show students how to answer questions to obtain full marks (Volume 3)
- Detailed walkthrough solutions mean students can fix their own knowledge gaps and are never left confused (Volume 3)
- More worked solutions, in more detail, than any other study guide

## Feature list

**Volume 1 (Topic Tests):**

- 6 topic tests mapped to each Topic within the syllabus
- Tests formatted to resemble the NESA examination format
- Access to
**400+ pages**worth of content:

104-page question and answer book (Volume 1), plus

360+ pages of answers and detailed worked solutions found within digital Solution Manual (Volume 3)

**Volume 2 (Trial Examinations):**

- 3 full-length and original trial HSC examinations
- Examinations graded in order of difficulty to aid in stepwise revision
- Access to
**300+ pages**worth of content: - 93-page question and answer book (Volume 2), plus
- 230+ pages of answers and detailed worked solutions found within digital Solution Manual (Volume 3)

## Table of Contents

**Volume 1 (Topic Tests)**

Topic Test 1: Functions - 50 marks (5 MCQs, 45 marks of SAQs), 1.5 hours

Topic Test 2: Trigonometric Functions - 50 marks (5 MCQs, 45 marks of SAQs), 1.5 hours

Topic Test 3A: Differential Calculus - 50 marks (5 MCQs, 45 marks of SAQs), 1.5 hours

Topic Test 3B: Integral Calculus- 50 marks (5 MCQs, 45 marks of SAQs), 1.5 hours

Topic Test 4: Financial Mathematics- 50 marks (5 MCQs, 45 marks of SAQs), 1.5 hours

Topic Test 5: Statistical Analysis - 50 marks (5 MCQs, 45 marks of SAQs), 1.5 hours

**Volume 2 (Trial Examinations)**

Trial Examination 1 - 100 marks (10 MCQs, 90 marks of SAQs), 3 hours

Trial Examination 2 - 100 marks (10 MCQs, 90 marks of SAQs), 3 hours

Trial Examination 3 - 100 marks (10 MCQs, 90 marks of SAQs), 3 hours

### Thushan Hettige

**Dr Thushan Hettige**is the Managing Director and the most senior content developer at Decode, also authoring the Decode HSC Chemistry title. His talent in Mathematics has been apparent from his youth, when he became the first primary school student in Australia to complete the Kumon Mathematics programme in 2005. His achievements in Mathematics during his secondary schooling is no less impressive, and include a 2011 VCE (Victorian Certificate in Education) ATAR score of 99.95 with top scores in his Mathematics subjects, and a Silver Medal in the 2011 Australian Mathematical Olympiad.

Thushan has since racked up extensive tutoring experience spanning nearly a decade, and he has utilised his unique and original teaching methods in his detailed solutions to the Mathematics Advanced problems.

### Tim Koussas

**Tim Koussas**is Decode's resident Mathematics expert, with his credentials in Mathematics being phenomenal. After graduating with top scores in his Mathematics subjects in the 2012 VCE (Victorian Certificate in Education), Tim has proceeded to obtain an average of close to 100 in his Mathematics subjects at undergraduate level, before embarking on his PhD at La Trobe University (Melbourne) in Pure Mathematics. Tim has been involved in the development of all of Decode's Mathematics titles, both in the HSC and the VCE.

- Single Volumes
- HSC Biology Topic Tests
- HSC Biology Trial Exams
- HSC Chemistry Topic Tests
- HSC Chemistry Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics Advanced Topic Tests
- HSC Mathematics Advanced Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics 3 Unit Topic Tests
- HSC Mathematics 3 Unit Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics 4 Unit Topic Tests
- HSC Mathematics 4 Unit Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics Extension 1

- Single Volumes
- HSC Biology Topic Tests
- HSC Biology Trial Exams
- HSC Chemistry Topic Tests
- HSC Chemistry Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics Advanced Topic Tests
- HSC Mathematics Advanced Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics 3 Unit Topic Tests
- HSC Mathematics 3 Unit Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics 4 Unit Topic Tests
- HSC Mathematics 4 Unit Trial Exams
- HSC Mathematics Extension 1