Year 13 Mathematics with Statistics and Probability

13MASP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Telfer

This course is designed to provide a strong foundation of statistical knowledge and will develop the students understanding of probability and probability distributions. 

The course is a continuation of the work done in Year 12 but also introduces the students to more advanced concepts within the topics. It is designed to prepare students to study Statistics at University. Topics include Statistical Inference, Bivariate Data, Linear Programming, Probability and Probability Distributions. 

This course provides the opportunity for students to gain credits towards University Entrance. It is strongly recommended that students have a Casio FX9750 Graphics Calculator. 


Contributions and Equipment

Specific requirements for this class are:
2 1E5 Exercise Books
Graphics Calculator (Casio)
Workbooks (optional) available from Officemax


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 12 credits at Level 2 Mathematics credits 12MAS or 12MAC 


Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91574 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.2 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
3
I
3
*
Y
A.S. 91581 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91582 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91585 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
A.S. 91586 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* 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: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.