12MCL

12 Mathematics Calculus

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs P. Chadha

Mathematics in Year 12 builds on the skills and understanding developed in previous years. This course focuses on the specialist branch of mathematics, calculus, which is introduced and applied to a range of situations. It can be taken in conjunction with 12MST.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 11 Mathematics; Merit in Algebra 91027 recommended.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Graphics Calculator about $120,
Homework book about $28.

Pathway

Mathematics is a foundation for further study in a range of learning areas including engineering, surveying, commerce, science, social science, medicine and information management. Satisfactory completion of this course allows students to proceed to Level 3 Calculus, which is a prerequisite for Engineering at university.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91256 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.1 - Apply co-ordinate geometry methods in solving problems
2
2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91257 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.2 - Apply graphical methods in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91259 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91261 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.6 - Apply algebraic methods in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91262 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.7 - Apply calculus methods in solving problems
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 18

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.