# MPS3

## Probability & Statistics NCEA 3

### Course Details

Optional 20 Credits### Purpose:

To improve statistical skills for students who are likely to study mathematics, or physical or social sciences at tertiary level. Time Series analysis and Statistics including Binomial, Normal and Poisson distributions.### Entry Requirements:

Probability Methods school examination from MPS2 and HOF/TIC approval. (Note: 1. Students need a graphics calculator for this course; 2. Students taking this course need a reasonable standard of literacy. Most of the work involves writing or interpreting statistical reports and related information; 3. Students wanting to take scholarship Statistics must take MPS3 and MTA3).### Course Contribution:

$15 workbook### Leads To:

U.E. Approved### Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

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

91580 | Investigate time series data | 3 | 4 | Internal |

91582 | Use statistical methods to make a formal inference | 3 | 4 | Internal |

91584 | Evaluate statistically based reports | 3 | 4 | External |

91585 | Apply probability concepts in solving problems | 3 | 4 | External |

91586 | Apply probability distributions in solving problems | 3 | 4 | External |

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