Year 13 Mathematics with Calculus (13MAC)
Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Chi
The 13MAC course will give students a solid foundation in Calculus and develop their problem solving skills in various algebra and calculus contexts. Students will be offered the opportunity to gain a total of 21 unique credits, consisting of 4 credits from an internally assessed standard and 17 credits from externally assessed standards. As a UE approved subject, this course will prepare students for entry into tertiary studies, mainly in Engineering, Computing, and the Physical Sciences. The course also offers an opportunity for subject endorsement.
Note: Students will need a graphing/scientific calculator for this course.
Students must have 14 credits at Level 2 in Mathematics with Calculus (12MATC) including passing the external assessments for 2.6 Algebra Methods and 2.7 Calculus Methods and approval by the HOD. At least one of these results must be at Merit level or higher.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
There is a $50 course fee that covers the subscription to Education Perfect, which is our e-learning platform, NZGrapher, and Nulake workbooks. A graphing/scientific calculator is needed for this course.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
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.