L3MAC

Mathematics with Calculus Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Knowles

The Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus course (L3MAC) is recommended for students with a sound ability in Algebra who are viewing tertiary study (or potentially a career) in the physical sciences, engineering, economics, or any field where Mathematics is used as a tool for analysis. 

L3MAC builds on the Algebra and Calculus concepts covered in L2MAC and focuses on the techniques and applications of both Algebra and Calculus, Mathematical modelling, and the development of Mathematical reasoning.

A combination of internal and external Achievement Standards, the topics in this course are Trigonometry, Complex Numbers, Differentiation and Integration.

Scholarship Calculus will be made available to students who performed to a high standard in Level 2 Calculus and are willing to commit to the study program.

Course Overview

Term 1
Refer to the Mathematics Department Handbook.

Term 2
Refer to the Mathematics Department Handbook.

Term 3
Refer to the Mathematics Department Handbook.

Term 4
Refer to the Mathematics Department Handbook.

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 15 credits from L2MAC, including a Merit or Excellence grade in AS2.4, AS2.6 and AS2.7 is required. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Every student studying Mathematics at this level is required to have a Graphics Calculator (Casio fx-9750G)

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 21

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

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.

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