MATHEMATICS with CALCULUS 21S - Semester
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Truesdale
The emphasis of this course is to prepare students for Level 3 Calculus by focusing on Algebra and Calculus. Mathematical thinking and concepts are developed and placed in meaningful contexts.
Mathematics at this level is a recommended background subject for a range of careers and for further study in many areas. Students may progress to Calculus 31F.
NB: To gain entry to Level 3 Mathematics courses, students need to successfully complete 2 semesters of Level 2 Mathematics. For Calculus 31F the semesters would be Calculus 21S and either Mathematics 21S or Statistics 21S.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$15.00 for revision/homework book. Students will require a graphics calculator ($20.00 per year – hired – numbers limited)
Recommended Prior Learning
Recommended number of credits gained in Level One Mathematics: 14 Level 1 Achievement Standard credits
Recommended standards already passed at Merit level:
91027 (1.2) - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems
91028 (1.3) - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs
Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.