NCEA Level 3 Mathematics With Calculus
Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thompson
This course is based on Level 8 of mathematics in the New Zealand Curriculum. It is designed for students who have coped comfortably with Level 2 mathematics achievement standards. Topics covered are algebra, trigonometry, differentiation, integration, complex numbers. A knowledge of mathematics with calculus is required for tertiary level courses in science, engineering, architecture, economics, finance, psychology and medicine.
A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student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.
AS91587 week 4
AS91574 week 7
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 13 Level 2 credits that must include 91261 (algebra) (2.1), 91262 (calculus) (2.6) preferable at merit or higher.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
2x Maths Exercise Books (1J5) or Ringbinder and A4 Refill.
It is recommended that students have a Casio FX 9750GA Plus graphics calculator, approximately $115, and a Calculus Workbook approximately $20.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 7
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 6
Term: 4, Week: 2
Term: 2, Week: 4
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 27
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Calculus is very important in: Tertiary courses in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Structural Design, Economics, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical component., Actuary, Army Soldier, Electronics Engineer, Tailor/Dressmaker, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Buyer, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Driving Instructor, Navy Sailor, Photographer, Secondary School Teacher, Valuer, Intelligence Officer,
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.