MAT1

Level 1 Mathematics (MAT) - mainly External standards

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Cookson

This Achievement standard course is designed around Level 6 of the New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics curriculum to encourage the development of skills and knowledge required to form a deep understanding of mathematical concepts. There is an emphasis on logical and systematic reasoning to enable students to communicate mathematical ideas within a range of meaningful contexts.

As well as the standards listed below, students will have attempted an internal achievement standard in year 10. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$23 mathematics workbook.
Calculator (minimum scientific) essential.
Graphics calculator ( eg.Casio 9750) recommended.
A graphics calculator is essential for all level 2 and 3 Mathematics courses.

Entry Guidelines

Year 10 mathematics. 

A good command of algebra and a proven track record of ability to perform well under examination conditions. An essential for those wishing to continue with the MAT 2 course which leads to Calculus.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91026 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.1 - Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91027 v4
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.2 - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91028 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.3 - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91031 v4
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 1.6 - Apply geometric reasoning in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 16

Disclaimer

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

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