Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus

Course Description

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Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that Learners have achieved with Merit in both AS91261 ( Algebra) and AS91262 ( Calculus) 

Within this course there are 2 options.

Option 1 : Is an academically challenging course where the focus is on the  external achievement standards. This option is compulsory for anyone who wishes to study Engineering. 

Option 2: Is a slightly easier option focusing more on Internal Mathematics standards. 

Learners will decide for themselves which standards they will enter throughout the year.

Course Overview

Term 1
AS91575 Apply Trigonometric Methods in solving problems ( Internal 4 Credits)
AS91578 Differentiation Methods in solving problems ( External 6 Credits)

Term 2
AS91577 Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems ( External 5 Credits)

Term 3
AS91579 Apply integration methods in solving problems ( External 6 Credits)
AS91574 Apply linear programming methods in solving problems ( Internal 3 Credits)
AS91587 Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems ( Internal 3 Credits)

Term 4
Exam Preparation

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Career Pathways

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Course Costs and Equipment


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