3MATS

# Level 3 Mathematics and Statistics*

#### Course Description

Students will develop their understanding of statistical data, completing bivariate and time series investigations and learning to evaluate statistical reports. They will use mathematical applications to answer problems with linear programming and simultaneous equations.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

 Develop these skills: Explore this content: Critical thinking- Be able to illustrate your mathematical thinking visually and to demonstrate mathematical curiosity by asking mathematical questions. Investigates bivariate and time series data by completing an investigation using the PPDAC cycles. Use and analyse information. Solve problems using Critical pathways. Solve problems. Solve problems using linear programming and Simultaneous equations. Evaluate statistical reports.

#### Resources Required

2 x 1E5 exercise books.
A Casio Graphics FX9750 calculator is strongly recommended

#### Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
A.S. 91574 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.2 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

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

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5

A.S. 91584 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.12 - Evaluate statistically based reports
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91587 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.15 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 18

#### Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.