MPS2 - Probability & Statistics

Entry Requirements:
Algebra parallel test and multivariate data and HOF/TIC approval.
Level:
NCEA 2
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 17
Endorsement:
Yes
Leads To:
Mathematics General (NCEA 3), Probability & Statistics (NCEA 3), Trigonometry and Algebra (NCEA 3)
Contribution:
Students need a Graphics calculator for this course.
Notes:
Students taking this course need a reasonable standard of literacy. Much of the work involves writing or interpreting statistical reports.

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.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
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
91266 Evaluate a statistically based report 2 2 Internal Yes 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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(*) Last Reviewed: July 23, 2019

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