NCEA Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Paull
Mathematics with Calculus covers standards in Algebra, Trigonometry, Conic Sections, Differentiation and Integration. The Algebra, Differentiation and Integration standards are assessed externally. All standards in this course require a high level of algebra.
This course is fundamental background to tertiary study in Engineering, Architecture, Veterinary Science, Health Science and the Physical sciences.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students need to have studied 12MAT or 12MAX at level 2.
In addition they need to have at least 12 credits in Mathematics at Level 2.
In addition students need to have passed the Level 2 Algebra (AS91261) and Calculus (AS91262) external standards. Voiding either of these papers will mean students will not gain entrance to this course.
Students also need to attain a mark of over 60% in the Burnside High School Graphing assignment.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Scientific Calculator (approx $20)
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
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.
Burnside High School may change any costs, courses or standards offered without notice.