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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