13MS1

13 Mathematics with Statistics 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Wislang

This course is designed for those students who intend to study Statistics, Commerce or Science at tertiary level. Statistics applies to almost any field and is compulsory for some very popular university programmes and is useful for so many other everyday life applications. 

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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13MS1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $55
A graphics calculator is recommended.

Prerequisites

From Level 2 Mathematics (12MT1 and 12MS1) and all students must have gained Literacy:

*12MS1*: Achieved in at least four of the six standards with at least a Merit in AS91264 (Inference) and a Merit in AS91267 (Probability) OR HoD approval.
*12MT1*: Achieved in at least four of the five standards with at least a Merit in AS91264 (Inference) and a Merit in AS91267 (Probability) OR HoD approval.

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. 91586 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91582 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

Level: 3
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

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
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: 20

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.