Level 1 Mathematics (MAT) - mainly External standards

MAT1
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: 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. 


Pathway

Level 2 Mathematics (MAT) - mainly External standards

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91026 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 1.1 - Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91027 v4 Mathematics and Statistics 1.2 - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91028 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 1.3 - Investigate relationships between tables, equations and graphs
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91031 v4 Mathematics and Statistics 1.6 - Apply geometric reasoning in solving problems
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Architecture


Disclaimer

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