• Mathematical Methods
  • Year 11

Differential Calculus

approx. 9 hrs

2 topics

19 concepts

We’ll help you master Differential Calculus and set you up for success in Year 12.  

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Differential Calculus covers the fundamental theory behind Calculus studied in Year 11 Mathematical Methods, and is aligned with the senior Mathematics syllabus.  In this program, we work through the fundamental principles of calculus and help students apply effective differential calculus techniques using appropriate notation. 

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 2 topics, broken down into 19 concepts.

  • Limits and Continuity 11 concepts

    1. Identify a graph as continuous or discontinuous

    2. Finding limits by direct substitution

    3. Limits when approaching infinity

    4. Limit theorems i.e. sum, difference, product and quotient

    5. Finding limits by factoring, rationalising

    6. Analysing limits graphically

    7. The limit does not exist

    8. One-sided limits

    9. Continuity at a point

    10. Identify points of discontinuity from a graph or function

    11. Continuity over an interval

  • Derivative of a Function 8 concepts

    1. Chain rule of differentiation

    2. Differentiating sums or differences of functions

    3. Gradient of a secant to a curve

    4. Differentiation by first principles

    5. Differentating functions multiplied by a constant

    6. Power rule of differentiation

    7. Quotient rule of differentiation

    8. Product rule of differentiation

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

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  • Access information at every stage showing what's been mastered, what areas need to be worked on and what's next
  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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