CBSE Class 11 Applied Mathematics Syllabus 2024- 25

CBSE has released the Latest Updated Syllabus for the New Academic Session 2024-25 on March 23rd, 2024, for class 11. 

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CBSE Class 11 Applied Mathematics Latest Syllabus 2024-25

No. Units No. of Periods Marks
1 Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications 25 09
2 Algebra 45 15
3 Mathematical Reasoning 15 06
4 Calculus 35 10
5 Probability 25 08
6 Descriptive Statistics 35 12
7 Basics of Financial Mathematics 45 15
8 Coordinate Geometry 15 05
240 80
Internal Assessment

CBSE Class 11 Applied Mathematics Syllabus 2024-25: Unit-wise Summary

Sl. No. Contents Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to Notes / Explanation
Unit – 1 Numbers, Quantification And Numerical Applications
Numbers & Quantification
1.2 Binary Numbers
  • Express decimal numbers in binary system
  • Express binary numbers in decimal system
  • Definition of number system (decimal and binary)
  • Conversion from decimal to binary system and vice - versa
1.4 Indices, Logarithm and Antilogarithm
  • Relate indices and logarithm /antilogarithm
  • Find logarithm and antilogarithms of given number
  • Applications of rules of indices
  • Introduction of logarithm and antilogarithm
  • Common and Natural logarithm
1.5 Laws and properties of logarithms
  • Enlist the laws and properties of logarithms
  • Apply laws of logarithm
  • Fundamental laws of logarithm
1.6 Simple applications of logarithm and antilogarithm
  • Use logarithm in different applications
  • Express the problem in the form of an equation and apply logarithm/ antilogarithm
Numerical Applications
1.7 Averages
  • Determine average for a given data
  • Definition and meaning
  • Problems on average, weighted average
1.8 Clock
  • Evaluate the angular value of a minute
  • Calculate the angle formed between two hands of clock at given time
  • Calculate the time for which hands of clock meet
  • Number of rotations of minute hand / hour hand of a clock in a day
  • Number of times minute hand and hour hand coincides in a day
1.9 Calendar
  • Determine Odd days in a month/ year/ century
  • Decode the day for the given date
  • Definition of odd days
  • Odd days in a year/ century.
  • Day corresponding to a given date
1.10 Time, Work and Distance
  • Establish the relationship between work and time
  • Compare the work done by the individual / group w.r.t. time
  • Calculate the time taken/ distance covered/ Work done from the given data
  • Basic concept of time and work
  • Problems on time taken / distance covered / work done
1.11 Mensuration
  • Solve problems based on surface area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes
  • Calculate the volume/ surface area for solid formed using two or more shapes
  • Comparison between 2D and 3D shapes
  • Combination of solids
  • Transforming one solid shape to another
1.12 Seating arrangement
  • Create suitable seating plan/ draft as per given conditions (Linear/circular)
  • Locate the position of a person in a seating arrangement
  • Linear and circular seating arrangement
  • Position of a person in a seating arrangement
Unit – 2 Algebra
2.1 Introduction to sets – definition
  • Define set as well-defined collection of objects
  • Definition of a Set
  • Examples and Non-examples of Set
2.2 Representation of sets
  • Represent a set in Roster form and Set builder form
  • Write elements of a set in Set Builder form and Roster Form
  • Convert a set given in Roster form into Set builder form and vice-versa
2.3 Types of sets and their notations
  • Identify different types of sets on the basis of number of elements in the set
  • Differentiate between equal set and equivalence set
  • Types of Sets: Finite Set, Infinite Set, Empty Set, Singleton Set
2.4 Subsets
  • Enlist all subsets of a set
  • Find number of subsets of a given set
  • Find number of elements of a power set
  • Subset of a given set
  • Familiarity with terms like Superset, Improper subset, Universal set, Power set
2.5 Intervals
  • Express subset of real numbers as intervals
  • Open interval, closed interval, semi open interval and semi closed interval
2.6 Venn diagrams
  • Apply the concept of Venn diagram to understand the relationship between sets
  • Solve problems using Venn diagram
  • Venn diagrams as the pictorial representation of relationship between sets
  • Practical Problems based on Venn Diagrams
2.7 Operations on sets
  • Perform operations on sets to solve practical problems
  • Operations on sets include
  • i) Union of sets
    ii) Intersection of sets
    iii) Difference of sets
    iv) Complement of a set
    v) De Morgan’s Laws
2.8 Ordered pairs
Cartesian product of two sets
  • Explain the significance of specific arrangement of elements in a pair
  • Write Cartesian product of two sets
  • Find the number of elements in a Cartesian product of two sets
  • Ordered pair, order of elements in an ordered pair and equality of ordered pairs
  • Cartesian product of two non-empty sets
2.9 Relations
  • Express relation as a subset of Cartesian product
  • Find domain and range of a relation
  • Definition of Relation, examples pertaining to relations in the real number system
Sequences and Series
2.11 Sequence and Series
  • Differentiate between sequence and series
  • Sequence:𝑎1,𝑎2,𝑎3,…,𝑎𝑛
  • Series: 𝑎1+𝑎2+𝑎3+⋯+𝑎𝑛
2.12 Arithmetic Progression
  • Identify Arithmetic Progression (AP)
  • Establish the formulae of finding 𝑛𝑡ℎterm and sum of n terms
  • Solve application problems based on AP
  • Find arithmetic mean (AM) of two positive numbers
  • General term of AP:
  • Sum of n terms of AP :

  • Sn=$$\frac{n}{2}[2a+(n-1)d]$$
    AM of 𝑎 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑏=$$\frac{a+b}{2}$$
2.13 Geometric Progression
  • Identify Geometric Progression (GP)
  • Derive the 𝑛𝑡ℎterm and sum of n terms of a given GP
  • Solve problems based on applications of GP
  • Find geometric mean (GM) of two positive numbers
  • Solve problems based on relation between AM and GM
  • General term of GP:
    𝑡𝑛= 𝑎𝑟𝑛−1
  • Sum of n terms of a GP:

  • Sn=$$\frac{a(r^{n-1})}{r-1}$$
  • Sum of infinite term of GP =$$\frac{a}{1-r},$$ where −1 < 𝑟 < 1
  • Geometric mean of a and b = $$\sqrt{ab}$$
  • For two positive numbers a and b, AM ≥GM i.e., $$\frac{a+b}{2}\ge\sqrt{ab}$$
2.14 Applications of AP and GP
  • Apply appropriate formulas of AP and GP to solve application problems
Applications based on
  • Economy Stimulation
  • The Virus spread etc.
Permutations and Combinations
2.15 Factorial
  • Define factorial of a number
  • Calculate factorial of a number
  • Definition of factorial:

  • n! = n(n-1)(n-2)…3.2.1
    Usage of factorial in counting principles
    2.16 Fundamental Principle of Counting
    • Appreciate how to count without counting
  • Fundamental Principle of Addition

  • Fundamental Principle of Multiplication
  • 2.17 Permutations
    • Define permutation
    • Apply the concept of permutation to solve simple problems
  • Permutation as arrangement of objects in a definite order taken some or all at a time

  • Theorems under different conditions resulting in

  • $$^{n}\text{P}_r=\frac{n!}{(n-r)!}\text{or}\space n^{r}\space\text{or}\\\frac{n!}{n_1!n_2!...n_k!}$$ arrangements
    2.20 Combinations
    • Define combination
    • Differentiate between permutation and combination
    • Apply the formula of combination to solve the related problems
    -The number of combinations of n different objects taken r at a time is given by $$^{n}\text{C}_r=\frac{n!}{r!.(n-r)!}$$ Some results on combinations:
  • nC0 = 1 = nCn
  • nCa = nCb ⇒ a=b or a+ b=n
  • nCr = nCn-r
  • nCr + nCr-1 = n+1Cr
  • Unit -3 Mathematical Reasoning
    3.2 Logical reasoning
    • Solve logical problems involving odd man out, syllogism, blood relation and coding decoding
    • Odd man out
    • Syllogism
    • Blood relations
    • Coding Decoding
    Unit – 4 Calculus
    4.1 Functions
    • Identify dependent and independent variables
    • Define a function using dependent and independent variable
    • Dependent variable and independent variable
    • Function as a rule or law that defines a relationship between one variable (the independent variable) and another variable (the dependent variable)
    4.2 Domain and Range of a function
    • Define domain, range and co-domain of a given function
    • Domain as a set of all values of independent variable
    • Co-domain as a set of all values of dependent variable
    • Range of a function as set of all possible resulting values of dependent variable
    4.3 Types of functions
    • Define various types of functions
    • Identify domain, co-domain and range of the function
    • Following types of functions with definitions and characteristics Constant function, Identity function, Polynomial function, Rational function, Composite function, Logarithm function, Exponential function, Modulus function, Greatest integer function, Signum function, Algebraic function
    4.4 Graphical representation of functions
    • Representation of function graphically
    • Graph of some polynomial functions, Logarithm function, Exponential Function, Modulus function, Greatest integer function, Signum function
    4.5 Concepts of limits and continuity of a function
    • Define limit of a function
    • Solve problems based on the algebra of limits
    • Define continuity of a function
    • Left hand limit, Right hand limit, Limit of a function, Continuity of a function
    4.6 Instantaneous rate of change
    • Define instantaneous rate of change
    • The ratio $$\frac{\Delta y}{\Delta x}=\frac{f(x+\Delta x)-f(x)}{\Delta x}$$ as instantaneous rate of change, where Δ𝑦 is change in 𝑦 and Δ𝑥 is change in 𝑥 at any instant
    4.7 Differentiation as a process of finding derivative
    • Find the derivative of the functions
    • Derivatives of functions (non- trigonometric only)
    4.8 Derivatives of algebraic functions using Chain Rule
    • Find the derivative of function of a function
    • If 𝑦=𝑓(𝑢) where 𝑢=𝑔(𝑥) then differential coefficient of 𝑦 w.r.t x is $$\frac{dy}{dx}=\frac{dy}{du}.\frac{du}{dx}$$
    Unit – 5 Probability
    5.1 Introduction
    • Appreciate the use of probability in daily life situations
    • Probability as quantitative measure of uncertainty
    • Use of probability in determining the insurance premium, weather forecasts etc.
    5.2 Random experiment and sample space
    • Define random experiment and sample space with suitable examples
    • Sample space as set of all possible outcomes
    5.3 Event
    • Define an event
    • Recognize and differentiate different types of events and find their probabilities
    • Types of Event: Impossible and sure event, Independent and dependent event, mutually exclusive and exhaustive event
    5.4 Conditional Probability
    • Define the concept of conditional probability
    • Apply reasoning skills to solve problems based on conditional probability
    • Conditional Probability of event E given that F has occurred is: $$\text{𝑃(𝐸|𝐹)=}\frac{P(E∩F)}{P(F)},\space𝑃(𝐹)≠0$$
    5.5 Total Probability
    • Interpret mathematical information and identify situations when to apply total probability
    • Solve problems based on application of total probability
    • Total Probability: Let 𝐸1,𝐸2 , …,𝐸𝑛 be a partition of the sample space S, then probability of an event A associated with S is:$$\text{𝑃(𝐴) =}\Sigma^{n}_{j=1}P(E_j)P(A|E_J)$$
    5.6 Bayes’ Theorem
    • State Bayes’ theorem
    • Solve practical problems based on Bayes’ Theorem
    • Bayes’ Theorem: If 𝐸1,𝐸2,…,𝐸𝑛 be n non empty events which constitute a partition of a sample space 𝑆 and 𝐴 be any event with non zero probability, then: $$\text{𝑃(𝐸}_𝑖|\text{𝐴) =}\frac{𝑃(𝐸_𝑖)𝑃(𝐴|𝐸_𝑖)}{\Sigma^{n}_{j=1}𝑃(𝐸_𝑗)𝑃(𝐴|𝐸_𝑗)}$$
    Unit- 6 Descriptive Statistics
    6.4 Data Interpretation
    Measure of Dispersion
    • Understand meaning of dispersion in a data set
    • Differentiate between range, quartile deviation, mean deviation and standard deviation
    • Calculate range, quartile deviation, mean deviation and standard deviation for ungrouped and grouped data set
    • Choose appropriate measure of dispersion to calculate spread of data
    • Mean deviation around mean and median
    • Standard deviation and variance
    • Examples of different kinds of data helping students to choose and compare different measures of dispersion
    Skewness and Kurtosis
    • Define Skewness and Kurtosis using graphical representation of a data set
    • Interpret Skewness and Kurtosis of a frequency distribution by plotting the graph
    • Calculate coefficient of Skewness and interpret the results
    • Examples of symmetrical and asymmetrical data
    • Visualization of graphical representation of data using Excel Spreadsheet or any other computer assisted tool
    6.5 Percentile rank and Quartile rank
    • Define Percentile rank and Quartile rank
    • Calculate and interpret Percentile and Quartile rank of scores in a given data set
    • Emphasis on visualizing, analysing and interpreting percentile and quartile rank scores
    6.6 Correlation
    • Define correlation in values of two data sets
    • Calculate Product moment correlation for ungrouped and grouped data
    • Calculate Karl Pearson’s coefficient of correlation
    • Calculate Spearman’s rank correlation
    • Interpret the coefficient of correlation
    • Emphasis on application, analysis and interpreting the results of coefficient of correlation using practical examples
    Unit – 7 Financial Mathematics
    7.1 Interest and Interest Rates
    • Define the concept of Interest Rates
    • Compare the difference between Nominal Interest Rate, Effective Rate and Real Interest Rate
    • Solve Practical applications of interest rate
    • Impact of high interest rates and low interest rates on the business
    7.2 Accumulation with simple and compound interest
    • Interpret the concept of simple and compound interest
    • Calculate Simple Interest and Compound Interest
    • Meaning and significance of simple and compound interest
    • Compound interest rates applications on various financial products
    7.3 Simple and compound interest rates with equivalency
    • Explain the meaning, nature and concept of equivalency
    • Analyze various examples for understanding annual equivalency rate
    • Concept of Equivalency
    • Annual Equivalency Rate
    7.4 Effective rate of interest
    • Define with examples the concept of effective rate of interest
    • Effective Annual Interest Rate = (1 + i/n)n – 1
      i = Nominal Interest Rate
      n = No. of Periods
    7.5 Present value, net present value and future value
    • Interpret the concept of compounding and discounting along with practical applications
    • Compute net present value
    • Apply net present value in capital budgeting decisions
    • Formula for Present Value:
      PV = CF/(1 + r)n
      CF = Cash Flow in Future Period r = Periodic Rate of return or Interest (also called the discount rate or the required rate of return) n = no. of periods
    • Use of PVAF, FVAF tables for practical purposes
    • Solve problems based on Application of net present value
    7.6 Annuities, Calculating value of Regular Annuity
    • Explain the concept of Immediate Annuity, Annuity due and Deferred Annuity
    • Calculate General Annuity
    • Definition, Formulae and Examples
    7.7 Simple applications of regular annuities (upto 3 period)
    • Calculate the future value of regular annuity, annuity due
    • Apply the concept of Annuity in real life situations
    • Examples of regular annuity: Mortgage Payment, Car Loan Payments, Leases, Rent Payment, Insurance payouts etc.
    7.8 Tax, calculation of tax, simple applications of tax calculation in Goods and service tax, Income Tax
    • Explain fundamentals of taxation
    • Differentiate between Direct and indirect tax
    • Define and explain GST
    • Calculate GST
    • Explain rules under State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) and Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST)
    • Computation of income tax Add Income from Salary, house property, business or profession, capital gain, other sources, etc. Less deductions PF, PPF, LIC, Housing loan, FD, NSC etc.
    • Assess the Individuals under Income Tax Act
    • Formula for GST Different Tax heads under GST
    7.9 Bills, tariff rates, fixed charge, surcharge, service charge
    • Describe the meaning of bills and its various types
    • Analyze the meaning and rules determining tariff rates
    • Explain the concept of fixed charge
    • Tariff rates- its basis of determination
    • Concept of fixed charge service charge and their applications in various sectors of Indian economy
    7.10 Calculation and interpretation of electricity bill, water supply bill and other supply bills
    • To interpret and analyze electricity bills, water bills and other supply bills
    • Evaluate how to calculate units consumed under electricity bills/water bill
    • Components of electricity bill/water supply and other supply bills:

    • i) overcharging of electricity
      ii) water supply bills
      iii) units consumed in electricity bills
    Unit – 8 Coordinate Geometry
    8.1 Straight line
    • Find the slope and equation of line in various form
    • Find angle between the two lines
    • Find the perpendicular from a given point on a line
    • Find the distance between two parallel lines
    • Gradient of a line
    • Equation of line: Parallel to axes, point-slope form, two-points form, slope intercept form, intercept form
    • Application of the straight line in demand curve related to economics problems
    8.2 Circle
    • Define a circle
    • Find different form of equations of a circle
    • Solve problems based on applications of circle
    • Circle as a locus of a point in a plane
    • Equation of a circle in standard form, central form, diameter form and general form
    8.3 Parabola
    • Define parabola and related terms
    • Define eccentricity of a parabola
    • Derive the equation of parabola
    • Parabola as a locus of a point in a plane.
    • Equation of a parabola in standard form:
    • Focus, Directrix, Axis, Latus rectum, Eccentricity
    • Application in parabolic reflector, beam supported by wires at the end of the support, girder of a railway bridge, etc.

    Internal Assessment

    1. Overall Assessment of the course is out of 100 marks.
    2. The assessment plan consists of an External Exam and Internal Assessment.
    3. External Exam will be of 03 hours duration Pen/ Paper Test consisting of 80 marks.
    4. The weightage of the Internal Assessment is 20 marks. Internal Assessment can be a combination of activities spread throughout the semester/ academic year. Internal Assessment activities include projects and excel based practical. Teachers can choose activities from the suggested list of practical or they can plan activities of a similar nature. For data-based practical, teachers are encouraged to use data from local sources to make it more relevant for students.
    5. Weightage for each area of internal assessment may be as under:
    Sl. No. Area and Weightage Assessment Area Marks allocated
    1 Project work
    (10 marks)
    Project work and record 5
    Year-end Presentation/ Viva of the Project 5
    2 Practical work
    (10 marks)
    Performance of practical and record 5
    Year-end test of any one practical 5
    Total 20

    The Changes for Class 11 (2024-25) Year-end Board Examinations are as under:

    Particulars Academic Session 2022-23 Academic Session 2023-24
    Composition of question paperyear-end examination/ Board Examination (Theory)
    • Competency Based Questions are 30% in the form of Multiple-Choice Questions, Case Based Questions, Source Based Integrated Questions or any other type.
    • Objective Question are 20%
    • Remaining 50% Questions are Short Answer/Long Answer Questions
    • Competency Focused Questions in the form of MCQs/Case Based Questions, Source-based Integrated Questions or any other type = 40%
    • Select response type questions(MCQ) = 20%
    • Constructed response questions (Short Answer Questions/Long Answer type Questions, as per existing pattern) = 40%

    2023-24 Reduced Syllabus

    (for reference purposes only)

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