L2 Mathematics

L2MATH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr N. McDermid

This course is intended for those students who wish to take either L3CALC, L3STAT or L3MATS next year. The focus is on Algebra and Mathematical thinking, students who require Calculus study in the future need to be in this course. 

It will be useful for students interested in careers in Engineering, Medicine, Economics, Finance or Architecture to name a few.

Students can gain up to 20 credits. Students will be assessed to L2 Mathematics Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards.


Pathway

L3 Calculus, L3 Mathematics and Statistics

This course provides access to all L3 Mathematics and L3 Statistics courses.

Course Costs

The optional Learning Workbooks are highly recommended. Each one relates to a standard that the students are sitting. The TOTAL cost of these booklets is $35. You will be given the opportunity to purchase a set of these ESA Learning Workbooks at the start of the year. D&D Resources Revision books for External Assessments. These are optional, there are two books for this course, cost is $6 per book.


Required Prior Learning


Students MUST have achieved at least 16 credits in NCEA L1 Mathematics and Statistics Standards with a GPA of 70% or more. This equates to a minimum of 13 credits at Merit level. Students also need the approval of the HOD.



Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91256 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.1 - Apply co-ordinate geometry methods in solving problems
2
I
2
Y
A.S. 91257 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.2 - Apply graphical methods in solving problems
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91259 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91261 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.6 - Apply algebraic methods in solving problems
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91262 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.7 - Apply calculus methods in solving problems
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91269 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.14 - Apply systems of equations in solving problems
2
I
2
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.