13MAS

NCEA Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Evans

This is an academic mathematics course focusing on statistics and probability.

Content/Skills:

  • Probability;
  • Probability distributions;
  • Statistical reports;
  • Time series;
  • Bivariate data; and
  • Statistical inference.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips:  Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics 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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trip - approximate cost of $310.
Graphics calculator is required.

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits from Level 2 Mathematics Achievement Standards including AS91267 (Probability) or two from AS91263 (Questionnaire), AS91256 (Experiments) and AS91268 (Simulations).

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91264 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
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. 91585 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91586 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 20

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

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.