12MS1

12 Mathematics and Statistics 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Wislang

This course is designed for those students who want to broaden their understanding of statistics and gain strengths in this area to move on to Level 3 statistics and tertiary study. It covers the fundamentals of statistics: making an inference, conducting experiments and writing questionnaires. 

Statistics is the art of extracting meaningful information from seemingly incomprehensible data. In your future life and career you will need to make good use of such information to be able to make sound decisions.

*10MTA*: Can choose this course as-well, or instead of continuing with Calculus.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12MS1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $50
A graphics calculator is recommended.

Prerequisites

From Level 1 Mathematics (11MT1, 11MT2,11MT3) and all students must have gained Literacy:
*11MT1 & 10MTE*: Achievement in at least three out of five standards including a Merit in AS91035 (Multivariate) PLUS Merit in AS91036 (Bivariate) from 10MT1/2 OR HoD approval.
*11MT2*: Achievement in at least three out of five standards including a Merit in AS91035 (Multivariate) PLUS Merit in either AS91038 (Elements of Chance) or AS91036 (Bivariate) from 10MT1/2 OR HoD approval.
*11MT3*: Achievement in at least three out of five standards including a Merit in AS91035 (Multivariate) PLUS Merit in either AS91038 (Elements of Chance) or AS91036 (Bivariate) from 10MT1/2 OR HoD approval.


Credit Information

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91268 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.13 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation
2
2
2

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91267 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.12 - Apply probability methods in solving problems
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91265 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.10 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods
3
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91264 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 3

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91263 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.8 - Design a questionnaire
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91260 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.5 - Apply network methods in solving problems
2
2
2
2
2
2

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 18