Teacher in Charge: 2556093Prerequisites
*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.
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.
12MC1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $50
A graphics calculator is recommended for this course.