Calculus

Calculus 3 (CAL3) COURSE OUTLINE. For course (Year Planner)

Term

1

1

1

2

3

Code

AS91573 **

AS91575 **

AS91577 **

AS91578 **

AS91579 **

Achievement Standard title

AS 3.1 Apply the geometry of conic sections in solving problems

AS 3.3 Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems

AS 3.5 Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems

AS 3.6 Apply differentiation methods in solving problems

AS 3.7 Apply integration methods in solving problems

Credits

3

4

5

6

6

Int / Ex

Internal

Internal

External

External

External

** - Numeracy credits

UE Literacy credits available: NONE

What should I have already achieved?

At least 12 credits in NCEA level 2 maths. This is a demanding course and at least a Merit grade in Algebra and Calculus at NCEA level 2 is recommended to succeed in this course.

What will I learn?

This course could be combined with MAT3 to form ONE course. This needs to be discussed with both course teachers in conjunction with the LA.

This course is for students considering sciences such as Physics. It is particularly suitable for students

who are comfortable with algebra and who will be studying to advanced tertiary level in pure mathematics or physics as well as in specialised fields such as Engineering and Architecture.

How will this course be assessed?

20 credits are available in this course. At least 18 credits is recommended. (Even in conjunction with the MAT3 course).

Students will have to opportunity to chose the standards they enter with the expectation of a minimum of 14 credits including 3 external credits and 3 internal credits to enable students to achieve the course with endorsement.

Will there be any FAO? (Further Assessment Opportunities)

There will be NO FAO’ s in this course.

What are the course costs?

$15