13 Calculus (A)

13CAA
Course Description

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. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91575 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91577 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.5 - Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91578 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.6 - Apply differentiation methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
A.S. 91579 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.7 - Apply integration methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Pathway Tags

Engineer, Science, Computing, Economics, Teacher


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.