13MAT

Level 3 Mathematics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss M. Lafferty

Level 3 Mathematics -  (Mat 301)

NCEA Level 3

This course is seen as a programme of study that gives a base on which students gain insight into Mathematics and Statistics at a level beyond Year 12. It is designed to cover a mix of both mathematical and statistical concepts. Students will study and use the techniques of linear programming, simultaneous equations in three-dimensions and critical path analysis to solve contextual problems. They will also study statistical applications relating to probability and probability distributions. It is designed to be of assistance to students who wish to study some form of Social Sciences at a tertiary level or who need these skills for their future employment.

For further information see: Miss Lafferty


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91574 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.2 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91576 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.4 - Use critical path analysis in solving problems
2
2
2
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91585 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91586 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91587 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.15 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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
Total Numeracy Credits: 16

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.