12 Mathematics with Calculus 1
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Kumar
This course is designed to prepare the foundation for Level 3 Calculus and for those students who intend to study Mathematics, Engineering, Architecture, Science and similar technological careers at tertiary level.
Calculus develops practical skills in differential and integral calculus. It is intended to illustrate various applications of calculus to technical problems. The rules of differentiation will be introduced, and methods of differentiating various algebraic functions will be developed. Further methods of algebraic manipulation, non-linear graphs and trigonometry are also explored.
*10MTA* students study this course, but can choose to repeat if necessary.
It is possible to choose both 12MC1 and 12MA1 which is mathematics with statistics, however it is important to note that the Trigonometry standard is offered in both courses.
*11MA1 & 10MTE*: At least Merit in three standards, including in AS91027 (Algebra MCAT), AS91028 (Graphs), PLUS at least 60% in the MAGS Algebra Skills Test
OR HoD approval.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
12MC1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $50
A graphics calculator is recommended for this course.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 6
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 3
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.