Level 2 Mathematics

12MAT
Subject Description

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.


Pathway

Level 3 Mathematics with Calculus, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics, Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics Internal

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A graphics calculator is essential. Walker workbooks are recommended for this course.


Recommended Prior Learning

A Level 1 Merit endorsement in Mathematics is essential for this course, with a Merit grade in AS 1.2 Algebra.


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. 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.

Pathway Tags

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


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