13 Calculus (A)
Teacher in Charge: Dr S. Spencer
The study of calculus helps the development of analytical and problem solving skills and provides an enjoyable, intellectual challenge. In this course Differentiation and Integration started in Year 12 are further extended to solve real life problems and simulated situations. The algebra of irrational numbers, complex numbers and trigonometry is also studied.
Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements
Graphics calculator, about $120
Recommended Prior Learning
Students are invited into this course if they have shown a high level of achievement in Level 2 Mathematics.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
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.
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.