Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Dalgarno
This course focuses on the Statistical Achievement Standards, so by gaining Merit or above it prepares students well for Year 13 Statistics. Topics studied may include Inference, Experiments, Simulations, Probability and Networks.
In exceptional circumstances, where a career pathway is strongly linked to both Calculus and Statistics, students in 11MATA who have met the entry requirements for both courses may be given permission to study both Calculus and Statistics at Level 2. Students who wish to be considered for this must apply in writing, with the support of their parents/caregivers, to Mr Jones. Students and their parents/caregivers may then be interviewed to determine whether this is the wisest option choice for them.
Term 1
Students will complete two Internal Achievement Standard during this term on Networks and Simulations. If time permits then they will also start the third Internal Achievement Standard on Statistical Inference.
Term 2
Students will complete the Internal Achievement Standard on Statistical Inference and will also complete the fourth Internal Achievement Standard on Experiments.
Term 3
Students will start studying the only External Achievement Standard on Probability and will sit a school practice examination for this topic in the middle of the term. They will then complete the final Internal Achievement Standard on Questionnaires.
Term 4
Students will spend this term consolidating and revising all their skills from the External Achievement Standard on Probability before sitting the NCEA Examination in November. It is highly recommended that the students purchase the D and D booklet for revision during this term.
Level 3 Business Mathematics, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics
This course can lead students onto Tertiary courses which include Sciences, PE, Geography, Business and Teaching, Insurance, Research and Development careers.
Equipment/StationeryIt is expected that students will have their own pens, pencils, rulers, erasers, two 1E5 or 1E8, and a graphics calculator. It is strongly recommended that they purchase the Walker Maths workbook for Networks and Probability. It is also strongly recommended that students purchase the D and D booklets for revision in term 4 in preparation for sitting the final NCEA External examination in November.
14 NCEA Level 1 Mathematics Achievement Standard credits which must include Number and the following standards: Bivariate Statistics, MultiVariate Statistics and Chance and Data, or with HOD approval
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Assessment  Level 
Internal or External 
Credits 
L1 Literacy Credits  UE Literacy Credits  Numeracy Credits 

A.S. 91260 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.5  Apply network methods in solving problems  2 
I 
2 
Y 

A.S. 91263 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.8  Design a questionnaire  2 
I 
3 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9  Use statistical methods to make an inference  2 
I 
4 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91265 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.10  Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods  2 
I 
3 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91267 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.12  Apply probability methods in solving problems  2 
E 
4 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91268 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.13  Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation  2 
I 
2 
Y 
Y 

Total Credits 
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
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