13MAG

NCEA Level 3 Mathematics General

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Evans

This is an academic mathematics course that covers a range of topics including algebra, statistics and probability.

Content/Skills:

  • Time series;
  • Bivariate data;
  • Statistical inference;
  • Linear programming; and
  • Simultaneous equations.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips:  Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics, Level 3 Mathematics General and Level 3 Biology student can attend an optional 3 day trip to the NZ Marine Studies Centre in Dunedin.  This will provide an excellent opportunity for students to run a series of experiments and evaluate the statistical significance of their results.



Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits from Level 2 Mathematics Achievement Standards.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

BYO device is required.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91574 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.2 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91580 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.8 - Investigate time series data
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91581 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91583 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.11 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using experimental design principles
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91587 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.15 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 18

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.

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