Level 3 Calculus
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Ditchfield
The course covers Level 3 Calculus Achievement Standards. The course is essential for later study in physics, engineering or calculus. It is also appropriate for students with an interest in computing, chemistry, economics, auditing, the continued study of mathematics, and in general any field where mathematical analysis is an important tool.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Graphics calculator is required (Casio 9750 recommended).
16 credits at level 2 Mathematics
AS 2.6 (Algebra), AS2.2 (Graphs), AS2.7 (Calculus Methods) and AS 2.4 (Trigonometry).
Algebra and calculus standards preferred at Merit level.
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.
Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Structural Design, Economics, Architecture, Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical component,
An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.