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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