CBSE has introduced a new subject to their curriculum named Applied Mathematics. If you choose Commerce or Humanities stream after 10th, you can choose Applied Mathematics as optional.
To get an idea about what topics are included in the subject, this post shall take you through the detailed CBSE Class 11 Applied Maths Syllabus.
Check out the topics included and the marking scheme for all topics.
CBSE Class 11 Applied Mathematics Marking Scheme
The below table explains the units included in class 11 applied mathematics subject. Check out the unitwise marking scheme.
No.
Units
No. ofPeriods
Marks
I.
Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications
20
09
II.
Algebra
35
10
III.
Mathematical Reasoning
15
06
IV.
Calculus
30
10
V.
Probability
30
10
VI.
Descriptive Statistics
35
12
VII
Basics of Financial Mathematics
55
18
VIII
Coordinate Geometry
20
05
Total
240
80
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Detailed CBSE Class 11 Applied Maths Syllabus 2023
Before you begin your preparation, it is important to know the syllabus for CBSE Class 11 Applied Maths subject.
Unit I Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications
Prime Numbers, Encryptions using Prime Numbers
Binary Numbers
Complex Numbers (Preliminary idea only)
Indices, Logarithm and Antilogarithm
Laws and properties of logarithms
Simple applications of logarithm and antilogarithm
Numerical problems on averages, calendar, clock, time, work and distance, mensuration, seating arrangement
Unit II Algebra
Sets
Types of sets
Venn diagram
De Morgan's laws
Problemsolving using Venn diagram
Relations and types of relations
Introduction of Sequences, Series
Arithmetic and Geometric progression
Relationship between AM and GM
Basic concepts of Permutations and Combinations
Permutations, Circular Permutations, Permutations with restrictions
Combinations with standard results
Unit III Mathematical and Logical Reasoning
Mathematically acceptable statements
Connecting words/ phrases in Mathematical statement consolidating the understanding of "if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition", "implies", "and/or", "implied by", "and", "our", "there exists" and their use through a variety of examples related to real life and Mathematics
Problems based on logical reasoning (codingdecoding, odd man out, blood relation, syllogism, etc)
Unit IV Calculus
Introducing functions
Domain and Range of a function
Types of functions (Polynomial function; Rational function; Composite function; Logarithm function; Exponential function; Modulus function; Greatest Integer function, Signum function)
Graphical representation of functions
Concept of limits and continuity of a function
Instantaneous rates of change
Differentiation is a process of finding derivative
Derivatives of algebraic functions using the Chain rule
Tangent line and equations of tangents
Unit V Probability
Random experiment, sample space, events, mutually exclusive events
Independent and Dependent Events
Law of Total Probability
Bayes’ Theorem
Unit VI Descriptive Statistics
Types of data (raw data, univariate data, bivariate and multivariate data)
Data on various scales (nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio scale)
Data representation and visualization
Data interpretation (central tendency, dispersion, deviation, variance, skewness, and kurtosis)
Percentile rank and quartile rank
Correlation (Pearson and Spearman method of correlation)
Applications of descriptive statistics using realtime data
Unit VII Basics of Financial Mathematics
Interest and interest rate
Accumulation with simple and compound interest
Simple and compound interest rates with equivalency
The effective rate of interest
Present value, net present value, and future value
Annuities, calculating the value of the regular annuity
Simple applications of regular annuities (up to 3 periods)
Tax, calculation of tax and simple applications of tax calculation in Goods and service tax, Income Tax
Bills, tariff rates, fixed charge, surcharge, service charge
Calculation and interpretation of electricity bill, water supply bill, and other supply bills
(Comparing interest rates on various types of savings; calculating income tax; electricity bills, water bill; service surcharge using realistic data)
Unit VIII Coordinate Geometry
Straight Line
Circles
Parabola
(only standard forms and graphical representation on twodimensional plane)
Practical: Use of spreadsheet
Calculating average, interest (simple and compound), creating pictographs, drawing pie chart, bar graphs, calculating central tendency; visualizing graphs (straight line, circles, and parabola using realtime data)
Suggested practical using spreadsheet
Plot the graph of functions on excel; study the nature of function at various points, drawing lines of tangents;
Create a budget of income and spending;
Create compare sheet of price, features to buy a product;
Prepare the best option plan to buy a product by comparing cost, shipping charges, tax, and another hidden cost;
Smart purchasing during sale season;
Prepare a report card using scores of the last four exams and compare the performance;
Collect the data on weather, price, inflation, and pollution. Sketch different types of graphs.
Numerical analysis, mathematics of engineering, linear programming, optimization and operations research, continuous modelling, mathematical biology and bioinformatics, information theory, game theory, probability and statistics, financial mathematics, actuarial science, cryptography are some of the branches of Applied Mathematics.
What are the subjects included in Applied mathematics for CBSE Class 12?
The subjects included in Class 12 Applied Mathematics are:
Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications,
Algebra,
Mathematical Reasoning,
Calculus,
Probability,
Descriptive Statistics,
Basics of Financial Mathematics, and
Coordinate Geometry.
What is the difference between pure mathematics and applied mathematics?
Pure mathematics is used to solve the problems related to mathematics and applied mathematics is used to answer the questions related to various fields like physics, biology, economics, and so on.
Are there any Applied Mathematics Courses Online available?
Yes, there are many applied maths courses online available which provide indepth information about each subject. Also, offer quality coaching for students from which they can score more marks.