Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Truesdale

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommended number of credits gained in Level 2 Mathematics: 10 Level 2 Achievement Standard credits

Recommended standards already achieved at Merit level or better, two of:

91257 (2.2) - Apply graphical methods in solving problems

91261 (2.6) - Apply algebraic methods in solving problems

91262 (2.7) - Apply calculus methods in solving problems

The course continues the development of Mathematics with a particular emphasis on Calculus. Content also includes Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry and Trigonometry. Opportunities are sought to reinforce basic techniques and to provide practice in problem solving and applications.

If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.

Future Possibilities
This course is intended for students with a major interest in the continued study of Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Economics and Engineering. A reasonable grade in this course may help to ensure entry to a restricted university paper.

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a graphics calculator.

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