MAC301

NCEA Level 3 Mathematics With Calculus 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. MacEwan


Calculus 301 
This course aims to consolidate and extend students’ mathematical skills, as well as further develop logical thinking and problem solving techniques. This course has a strong Algebra base and students will need to be competent in manipulation skills to do this course. This course is designed around the Level 3 Achievement Standards and Level 8 of the New Zealand Mathematics Curriculum. It is intended that students will only take MAC301 if also taking MAS301.

UE Approved Subject


Course Overview

Term 1
3.15 Simultaneous Equations
3.4 Critical Path Analysis
3.3 Trigonometry

Term 2
3.5 Algebra with complex numbers
3.1 Conic sections

Term 3
3.6 Differentiation
3.7 Integration

Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: Merit in 2.6, 2.7 and 17 credits from Level 2 Mathematics

Corequisite: MAS301

It is recommended that students take MATE311/301 unless they are taking MAS301 as well

Students who do not meet these criteria may be placed in this subject by HOD discretion.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91573 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.1 - Apply the geometry of conic sections in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91575 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91576 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.4 - Use critical path analysis in solving problems
2
2
2
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91577 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.5 - Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91578 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.6 - Apply differentiation methods in solving problems
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91579 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.7 - Apply integration methods in solving problems
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91587 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.15 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 29
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 29

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 29

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.