13 Mathematics with Statistics 1

13MS1
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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91586 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
3
E
4
*
Y
A.S. 91585 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
3
E
4
*
Y
A.S. 91582 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91581 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91580 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.8 - Investigate time series data
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
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.

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