10MAT

Year 10 Mathematics

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Kersten.

Students will increase their understanding of number and algebra, geometry and statistics. They will be exposed to electronic calculation methods to complement mental and written skills. They will develop further their ability to systematically problem solve and mathematically communicate their both their findings and reasoning.

Year 10 students will be given the opportunity to sit the numeracy co-requisite exam. Achievement in this will enable students to gain the 10 numeracy credits required for achievement of NCEA Level 1.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to engage in Year 9 Mathematics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 – maths buddy or equivalent or workbooks

Calculator (minimum scientific) essential.
Graphics calculator ( eg.Casio 9750) recommended. No need for a scientific calculator if have a graphics calculator.
A graphics calculator is essential for all level 2 and 3 Mathematics courses.

Pathway

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 32406 v3
NZQA Info
Apply mathematics and statistics in a range of everyday situations
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.


All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.