12MAS

NCEA Level 2 Mathematics for Social and Health Sciences

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thompson

This course provides a pathway towards Statistics and is designed to give students a grounding in statistics, while also containing the more accessible numerical work at Level 2. It is ideal for those students studying other Level 2 courses which contain an element of mathematics and those heading for Level 3 Statistics.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits from Level 1 mathematics achievement standards and teacher recommendation.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase a Casio FX 9750G Plus Graphics Calculator for Achievement standard 91267. The purchase of homework booklets at approximately $12 is recommended.
Maths exercise books (1J5)

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91259 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91264 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11

A.S. 91265 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.10 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

A.S. 91267 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.12 - Apply probability methods in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7

A.S. 91268 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.13 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 16

Disclaimer

POLICY
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Credits listed may change.