Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Bensemann
The course is based on level 7 of the NZ Mathematics & Statistics Curriculum.
The emphasis is on the acquisition of concepts and skills, and using these to solve problems. The course requires high level algebraic skills. This course provides a pathway to all level 3 Mathematics courses.
Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics Internal
Contributions and Equipment/StationeryA graphics calculator is essential. Walker workbooks are recommended for this course.
A Level 1 Merit endorsement in Mathematics is essential for this course, with a Merit grade in AS 1.2 Algebra.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Assessment  Level 
Internal or External 
Credits 
L1 Literacy Credits  UE Literacy Credits  Numeracy Credits 

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

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

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

A.S. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9  Use statistical methods to make an inference  2 
I 
4 
Y 
Y 

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

Total Credits 
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Calculus is very important in: Tertiary courses in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Structural Design, Economics, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical component. Statistics leads to careers in: 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 or any career that has a major mathematical co