MATHEMATICS with CALCULUS 31F - Full Year

CAL31F
Course Description

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.

Future Possibilities
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


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91579 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.7 - Apply integration methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
A.S. 91578 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.6 - Apply differentiation methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
A.S. 91577 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.5 - Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91575 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
3
I
4
*
Y
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.