CAL21S

MATHEMATICS with CALCULUS 21S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Truesdale


The emphasis of this course is to prepare students for Level 3 Calculus by focusing on Algebra and Calculus. Mathematical thinking and concepts are developed and placed in meaningful contexts.

Future Possibilities
Mathematics at this level is a recommended background subject for a range of careers and for further study in many areas. Students may progress to Calculus 31F.

NB: To gain entry to Level 3 Mathematics courses, students are encouraged to successfully complete 2 semesters of Level 2 Mathematics. For Calculus 31F the semesters should be Calculus 21S and could be combined with either Mathematics 21S or Statistics 21S.


Recommended Prior Learning

Recommended number of credits gained in Level One Mathematics: 14 Level 1 Achievement Standard credits

Recommended standards already passed at Merit level:

91027 (1.2) - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems

91028 (1.3) - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a graphics calculator.

Pathway

Credit Information

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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: 9
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 9