13 Statistics A

13STA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr M. Steel

Probability and statistics are used to solve problems, model situations, make predictions and analyse data. There is the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills in analysing and interpreting information and communicating the findings. There is a strong emphasis on the use of technology. A parallel course which is primarily internally assessed is also available.



Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Graphics Calculator about $120
Nulake EAS Year 13 Statistics Workbook, about $25.


Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement or better in AS91267 (Probability) and at least 12 credits in Level 2 Mathematics Combined or Mathematics with Calculus or Level 2 Statistics.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91581 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91582 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91584 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.12 - Evaluate statistically based reports
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
Y
A.S. 91585 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
A.S. 91586 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Science, Business, Health Science, Teacher


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