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.
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.
At least 13 Level 2 credits that must include 91261 (algebra) (2.1), 91262 (calculus) (2.6) preferable at merit or higher.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Assessment  Level 
Internal or External 
Credits 
L1 Literacy Credits  UE Literacy Credits  Numeracy Credits 

A.S. 91574 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.2  Apply linear programming methods in solving problems  3 
I 
3 
* 
Y 

A.S. 91575 v2
Mathematics and Statistics 3.3  Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
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3 
I 
4 
* 
Y 

A.S. 91577 v2
Mathematics and Statistics 3.5  Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems
Assessments: Term: , Week: 
3 
E 
5 
* 
Y 

A.S. 91578 v2
Mathematics and Statistics 3.6  Apply differentiation methods in solving problems
Assessments: Term: , Week: Term: , Week: 
3 
E 
6 
* 
Y 

A.S. 91579 v2
Mathematics and Statistics 3.7  Apply integration methods in solving problems
Assessments: Term: , Week: Term: , Week: 
3 
E 
6 
* 
Y 

A.S. 91587 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.15  Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems  3 
I 
3 
* 
Y 

Total Credits 
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.
Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
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.
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Credits listed may change.