MGC3

Geometry & Calculus NCEA 3

Course Details

Optional 15 Credits

Purpose:

To improve the skills of analysis and problem solving for students who are likely to study mathematics, technical subjects or the physical sciences at a tertiary level. Expressing real life problems involving rates of change, area and volumes in mathematical terms and using the skills studied to solve these problems.

Entry Requirements:

Algebra and Calculus School examination and HOF/TIC approval. (Note: 1. Students need a graphics calculator for this course. 2. Students wanting to do scholarship calculus must take MTA3 and MGC3)

Course Contribution:

Workbook - $15

Leads To:

U.E. Approved

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91573 Apply the geometry of conic sections in solving problems 3 3 Internal
91578 Apply differentiation methods in solving problems 3 6 External
91579 Apply integration methods in solving problems 3 6 External

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