12 Mathematics and Statistics 1

12MS1
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

13 Mathematics and Statistics 3, 13 Mathematics with Statistics 1, 13 Statistics Scholarship

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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91268 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.13 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation
2
I
2
Y
Y
A.S. 91267 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.12 - Apply probability methods in solving problems
2
E
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. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91263 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.8 - Design a questionnaire
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 91260 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.5 - Apply network methods in solving problems
2
I
2
Y
Total Credits

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