This course requires 2 options.
MATHEMATICS with CALCULUS 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Truesdale
The course continues the development of the main stream of mathematics with particular emphasis on Calculus. Content also includes Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry and Trigonometry. Opportunities are sought to reinforce basic techniques and to provide practice in problem solving and applications.
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
This course is intended for students with a major interest in the continued study of Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Economics and Engineering. A reasonable grade in this course may help to ensure entry to a restricted university paper.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students will require a graphics calculator ($20.00 per year – hired – numbers limited)
Recommended Prior Learning
Recommended number of credits gained in Level 2 Mathematics: 10 Level 2 Achievement Standard credits
Recommended standards already Achieved at Merit level or better, two of:
91257 (2.2) - Apply graphical methods in solving problems
91261 (2.6) - Apply algebraic methods in solving problems
91262 (2.7) - Apply calculus methods in solving problems
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
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.