**Teacher in Charge: ** Mr R. Thompson

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 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A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student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.

Assessment Policy & Procedures

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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.

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POLICY

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.