MCS2 - Statistics Extension & Cambridge

Entry Requirements:
20 credits from MAE1 and HOF/TIC approval
Level:
NCEA 2
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievment Standard and Cambridge as examination
Credits:
up to 17
Endorsement:
Yes
Leads To:
Calculus & Algebra Extension (NCEA 3), Geometry & Calculus (NCEA 3), Probability & Statistics (NCEA 3), Trigonometry and Algebra (NCEA 3)
Contribution:
$135 Cambridge Examination Fee. Students need a Graphics calculator for this course.
Notes:
1. Completion of this course will provide entry to any Level 3 Mathematics courses MCA3, MTA3, MPS3, MGC3. 2. Students completing this course will receive NCEA credits and those who also complete MCA2 will gain a result in the Cambridge AS exam). Students taking this course are encouraged to also take MCA2. Endorsement if taken with MCA2.

This course will provide students with an extension course in advance of NCEA Level 2. Students will sit internal and external Level 2 achievement standards. This course covers the same material as MPS2, and in addition some pure Mathematics and further Statistics concepts. The teaching is pitched at Merit/Excellence level. In addition, students will study topics required for the Cambridge International AS Level Mathematics course and might sit the CIE exam at the end of the year. Students taking this course are also advised to take MCA2. This course is prerequisite for taking MCA3 in Year 13.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91258 Apply sequences and series in solving problems 2 2 Internal No No
91260 Apply network methods in solving problems 2 2 Internal No No
91264 Use statistical methods to make an inference 2 4 Internal No No
91265 Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods 2 3 Internal No No
91267 Apply probability methods in solving problems 2 4 External No No
91268 Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation 2 2 Internal No No

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