Level 3 Calculus
|This course will enable study of mathematics beyond secondary level. Calculus has many applications and is a requirement for many tertiary courses such as Higher Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Economics, and Surveying. This course comprises of both Internal and External standards that contribute to the total credits. All students will be required to sit for at-least two externals at the end of the year. This course is a University recognzed subject, contributes to Numeracy and is eligible for Course endorsement. |
In Semester 1 the following standards will be taught and assessed. These will be mostly Internals to set the basis for the externals.
AS91587 3.15 Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems 3 credits Internal
AS91574 3.2 Apply linear programming methods in solving problems 3 credits Internal
AS91575 3.3 Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems 4 credits Internal
In Semester 2 the focus will be entirely on Externals and students will be required to sit for Mock Exams as well. the following standards will be taught in Semester 2:
AS91577 3.5 Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems 5 credits External
AS91578 3.6 Apply differentiation methods in solving problems 6 credits External
AS91579 3.7 Apply integration methods in solving problems 6 credits External
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Maths Exercise Book
Graphics Calculator FX 9750
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must meet the following requirements to be able to take 300MAC course.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
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.
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