Level 2 Mathematics with Calculus

12MAC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Dalgarno

Recommended Prior Learning

16 NCEA Level 1 Mathematics Achievement Standard credits which must include three of the following standards AS91027 Algebra, AS91028 Graphs, AS91026 Number or AS91031 Geometric Reasoning (or AS91032 Trig) (with Merit or above grades in two of these) or with HOD approval.


Topics covered may include Algebra, Graphs, Calculus, Probability and Trigonometry.

This is an academic course and leads onto any of the Level 3 Mathematics courses, but mainly to Calculus. 



Students intending taking Physics or Chemistry at level 3 or beyond need to take this course.


Course Overview

Term 1
Students will complete the External Achievement Standard for Algebra. The skills in this topic are essential for all the other standards covered in the course throughout the year. For the last few weeks of the term students will start working on the Internal Achievement Standard on Trigonometry.

Term 2
Students will complete the work on Trigonometry and sit the assessment. They will also complete the second Internal Achievement Standard on Graphs and sit the assessment. The last couple of weeks will be spent starting the second External Achievement Standard on Calculus.

Term 3
Students will complete the work on Calculus. They will also complete the thirs External Achievement Standard on Probability.

Term 4
Students will spend this term consolidating and revising all their skills from the three External Achievement Standards before sitting the NCEA Examinations in November. It is highly recommended that the students purchase the D and D revision booklets for revision during this term.

Learning Areas:

Mathematics


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics

This course leads on to tertiary courses which include Mathematics, Engineering, Architecture, Physics, Chemistry, Veterinary Science, Economics and Finance.

Career Pathways

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Equipment/Stationery

It is expected that students will have their own pens, pencils, rulers, erasers, two 1E5 or 1E8, and a graphics calculator. It is strongly recommended that they purchase the Walker Mathematics Workbooks for Graphs, Probability, Trigonometry, Algebra and Calculus. It is also highly recommended that students purchase the D and D revision booklets for revision in term 4 in preparation for sitting the final NCEA External examinations in November.


Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Chemist, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Metal Worker, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Line Mechanic, Science Technician, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Technical Writer, Medical Radiation Technologist, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Welder, Ranger, Marine Engineer, Food Technologist, Geophysicist, Helicopter Pilot, Locksmith, Train Driver, Ship's Master, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Plastics Technician, Saw Doctor, Scaffolder, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Test Analyst, Data Analyst, Software Developer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Systems Administrator, Information Technology Architect, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Project Manager, Roofer, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Fire Engineer, Actuary, Statistician, Economist, Policy Analyst, Tertiary Lecturer


Disclaimer

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