Whangaparaoa College
# Level 2 Mathematics with Algebra

L2MATH01
**Course Description**
**Recommended Prior Learning**

#### Course Overview

**Learning Areas:**

**Pathway**
**Career Pathways**
**Course Contribution and Equipment (this value is only indicative)**

**Teacher in Charge: **
Mr R. Deo.

It is recommended that learners have at least a Merit grade in 1.2 Use mathematical methods to explore problems that relate to life in Aotearoa New Zealand or the Pacific and 1.4 Demonstrate mathematical reasoning or have discussed entry to this course with the Head of Learning, Mathematics.

This course is for learners who can confidently apply mathematical concepts when solving theoretical and real world problems. A thorough knowledge of algebraic manipulation is essential for success in this course.

Learners may be able to progress from this course to L3MATC01 Mathematics with Calculus and/or L3MATS01 Statistics.

Topics Covered:

- Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems.

- Apply graphical methods in solving problems.

- Apply systems of equations in solving problems.

Optional Achievement Standards

- Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems ( NCEA Level 3)

- Use critical path analysis in solving problems (NCEA Level 3)

External Achievement Standards (Required for L3MATC):

- Apply algebraic methods in solving problems.

- Apply calculus methods in solving problems.

**Term 1**

Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems.

Apply algebraic methods in solving problems.

**Term 2**

Apply graphical methods in solving problems.

Apply systems of equations in solving problems.

**Term 3**

Apply calculus methods in solving problems.

Revision and practice assessments

**Term 4**

Revision and practice assessment

External exams

Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics

This leads to all fields of Engineering, Programming, Data Analyst, Science, Physics, Architecture, Teaching, Accountancy

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Software Developer, Chemist, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Game Developer, Geospatial Specialist

$60 and learners must have a graphics calculator (FX9860GIII).

Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer, limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.