This course requires 2 options.
Cambridge Mathematics Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Schumacher
This course covers Cambridge Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.
13MCB is a 'double subject' which takes two lines of the timetable.
It covers both Level 3 NCEA Calculus and Statistics along with the A Level Cambridge course. Students enrolled in 13MCB will sit the same NCEA standards as students who are doing both 13MAC (Calculus) and 13MAS (Statistics).
This is a high level Mathematics course. It provides a rigorous mathematical background for students progressing to tertiary study. The material studied is at a similar level to Stage 1 University Mathematics.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Graphics Calculator for NCEA Statistics
Scientific Calculator for Cambridge and Calculus components of the course
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have studied 12MAX in Year 12.
A mark of 60% or better in AS Mathematics in Year 12 will give a student entry to this course. Students who do not meet this criteria can get special permission from Mr Schumacher or Mr Paull.
Total Credits Available: 44 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 44
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.