# MCA3

## Calculus & Algebra Extension NCEA 3

### Course Details

Level 3 - Selected Students 27 Credits### Purpose:

This course will provide students with an extension course in advance of NCEA level 3, catering for students who work at a faster pace. The teaching is pitched at Merit/Excellence level. It will suit students who are capable of working in excess of NCEA Level 3. (Note: This course can be taken instead of taking both MGC3 and MTA3)### Entry Requirements:

Students need to have taken the MCA2 course in Year 12.### Course Contribution:

$15. Students need a Graphics calculator for this course.### 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 |

91575 | Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems | 3 | 4 | Internal |

91577 | Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems | 3 | 5 | External |

91578 | Apply differentiation methods in solving problems | 3 | 6 | External |

91579 | Apply integration methods in solving problems | 3 | 6 | External |

91587 | Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems | 3 | 3 | Internal |