NCEA Level 3 Mathematics With Calculus 301

MAC301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. MacEwan

Recommended Prior Learning

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

Corequisite: MAS301


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



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



Learning Areas:

Mathematics


Assessment Policy & Procedures
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Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91573 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.1 - Apply the geometry of conic sections in solving problems
3
I
3
*
Y
A.S. 91575 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
3
I
4
*
Y
A.S. 91576 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.4 - Use critical path analysis in solving problems
3
I
2
*
Y
A.S. 91577 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.5 - Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91578 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.6 - Apply differentiation methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
A.S. 91579 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.7 - Apply integration methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.