NCEA Level 2 Mathematics for Engineering
Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thompson
This course is intended for able students who wish to pursue a degree course which includes mathematics. As the course covers an introduction to calculus, a strong interest and previous success in algebra assessments is a requirement.
The course includes Algebra, Calculus, Graphs, Non-right angled Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry and Simultaneous Equations.
A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.
AS91579 & AS91269 Systems of Equations
AS91259 Graphs & AS91261 Algebra
AS91261 Algebra (complete) & AS91262 Calculus
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have gained 14 Level 1 credits from achievement standards including merit grades in AS91027 and AS91028.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
It is recommended that students purchase a Casio FX 9750G Plus Graphics Calculator (approximately $115), and the Nulake Level 2 Mathematics external workbook (approximately $18) or Walker Workbooks.
Maths exercise books (1J5)
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11
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It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.
Credits listed may change.