Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Ditchfield
This course further develops algebraic skills, introduces the concept of calculus, and extends the knowledge and understanding of trigonometric and probability (statistics) processes. It is a prerequisite for NCEA Level 3 Mathematics (with calculus) courses in the future.
Level 3 Calculus, Level 3 Mathematics, Level 3 Statistics
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery$30 Mathematics workbook
Graphics calculator is essential (Casio 9750 is recommended).
All Level 1 externals attempted and AS 1.2 Algebra (with merit), AS 1.1 Number AS 1.3 Graphs, AS 1.6 Geometric reasoning.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Assessment  Level 
Internal or External 
Credits 
L1 Literacy Credits  UE Literacy Credits  Numeracy Credits 

A.S. 91267 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.12  Apply probability methods in solving problems  2 
E 
4 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91262 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.7  Apply calculus methods in solving problems  2 
E 
5 
Y 

A.S. 91261 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.6  Apply algebraic methods in solving problems  2 
E 
4 
Y 

A.S. 91259 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.4  Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems  2 
I 
3 
Y 

A.S. 91257 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.2  Apply graphical methods in solving problems  2 
I 
4 
Y 

Total Credits 
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
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An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.