3CALCA
This course requires 1 option.

Level 3 Calculus - Semester A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: David Jenkin

If you are intending for this to be a University approved subject, you must take both Semester A and B of this course.
This course is designed for those students with a high level of Algebraic skills.
It requires extended abstract thinking and the ability to think creatively, critically, strategically and logically to solve problems.
This course is a prerequisite for many University courses, particularly Engineering.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Costs: Workbooks $20.
Graphics calculator $92.


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits at Level 2 Mathematics.


Credit Information

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91574 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.2 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
3
3
3
3
I
3
*
Y
A.S. 91587 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.15 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems
3
3
3
3
I
3
*
Y
A.S. 91575 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
3
I
4
*
Y
Total Credits

Approved subjects for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsment: 10

* 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.

10
10
6
 Construction & Infrastructure
 Manufacturing & Technology
 Primary Industries
 Services Industries
 Social & Community Services
 Creative Industries