# MPS2

## Probability & Statistics NCEA 2

### Course Details

Optional 17 Credits### Purpose:

This course will offer students the chance to develop an understanding in a wider range of statistical topics. This course is a prerequisite for the following NCEA Level 3 Mathematics Courses: MPS3, MTA3. Topics studied include: Probability, Simulations, Statistical Reports, Inferences and Simultaneous Equations.### Entry Requirements:

Algebra parallel test and multivariate data and HOF/TIC approval. Note: Students taking this course need a reasonable standard of literacy. Much of the work involves writing or interpreting statistical reports.### Course Contribution:

$10 workbook. Students need a Graphics calculator for this course.### Leads To:

MPS3, MAG3, MTA3### Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard | Description | Level | Credits | Assessment |
---|---|---|---|---|

91260 | Apply network methods in solving problems | 2 | 2 | Internal |

91264 | Use statistical methods to make an inference | 2 | 4 | Internal |

91265 | Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods | 2 | 3 | Internal |

91266 | Evaluate a statistically based report | 2 | 2 | Internal |

91267 | Apply probability methods in solving problems | 2 | 4 | External |

91268 | Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation | 2 | 2 | Internal |

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