Level 3 Mathematics  – Calculus


Satisfactory completion of the algebra and calculus standards from the 12MATA course.

Course description:

This course extends the mathematics studied at level two, with a particular focus on the calculus, and provides an introduction to the study of complex numbers. An essential course for anyone planning study in any technology or science area and is a requirement for many higher-level economics courses at universities.

Topics covered:

– Calculus

– Trigonometry

– Complex numbers

Credits available:

The table below shows the credits available within the subject.


Number   Title I or E*    Credits
91578 Apply differentiation methods in solving problems                      E 6
91579 Apply integration methods in solving problems E 6
91575 Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems                        I 4
91577 Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems    E 5


I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Leads to:

University or polytechnic mathematics courses.

Cost: $20 for workbook. A graphics calculator is essential.

Contact: Mr J Straker 

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