MPS3 - Probability & Statistics

Entry Requirements:
Probability Methods school examination from MPS2 and HOF/TIC approval.
Level:
NCEA 3
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 20
Endorsement:
Yes
U.E. Approved:
Yes
Notes:
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.

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.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91580 Investigate time series data 3 4 Internal No No
91582 Use statistical methods to make a formal inference 3 4 Internal No No
91584 Evaluate statistically based reports 3 4 External No Yes
91585 Apply probability concepts in solving problems 3 4 External No No
91586 Apply probability distributions in solving problems 3 4 External No No
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(*) Last Reviewed: July 23, 2019

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