# MCA2

## Calculus & Algebra Extension NCEA 2 & Cambridge

### Course Details

Level 2 - Selected Students 20 Credits### Purpose:

This course will provide students with an extension course in advance of NCEA Level 2. Students will be able to sit most internal and external NCEA Level 2 achievement standards. This course covers the same material at MTA2 and the teaching is pitched at Merit/Excellence level. In addition students will study topics required for the Cambridge International AS Level Mathematics course and might sit the CIE exam at the end of the year. Students taking this course are also advised to take MCS2.### Entry Requirements:

20 credits from MAE1 and HOF/TIC approval (Note: 1. Completion of this course will provide entry to any Level 3 Mathematics courses MCA3, MTA3, MPS3, MGC3. Students completing this course will receive NCEA credits and those who also complete MSC2 will gain a result in the Cambridge AS exam). Students taking this course are encouraged to also take MCS2### Course Contribution:

Cambridge Examination Fee. Students need a Graphics calculator for this course.### Leads To:

MCA3, MPS3, MTA3, MGC3### Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard | Description | Level | Credits | Assessment |
---|---|---|---|---|

91256 | Apply co-ordinate geometry methods in solving problems | 2 | 2 | Internal |

91257 | Apply graphical methods in solving problems | 2 | 4 | Internal |

91259 | Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems | 2 | 3 | Internal |

91261 | Apply algebraic methods in solving problems | 2 | 4 | External |

91262 | Apply calculus methods in solving problems | 2 | 5 | External |

91269 | Apply systems of equations in solving problems | 2 | 2 | Internal |