MAT21S

MATHEMATICS 21S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Truesdale

The emphasis of this course is broader than the other 21S courses. It is a general course that offers a variety of different topics.
Mathematical and Statistical thinking and concepts are developed and placed in meaningful contexts.

Future Possibilities
This course is suitable for students not sure if they wish to study Mathematics beyond the Year 12 level. This course will equip them with more advanced mathematics skills with a practical orientation. Students may progress to Mathematics 31F.

NB: To gain entry to Level 3 Mathematics courses, students would benefit by completing two  semesters of Level 2 Mathematics.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$15.00 for revision/homework book. Students will require a graphics calculator ($20.00 per year – hired – numbers limited)

Recommended Prior Learning

Recommended number of credits gained at Level One: 12 Level 1 Achievement Standard credits

Recommended standard: Achieved or better for AS 91027 (1.2) - Apply algebraic procedures in solving problems

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91269 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.14 - Apply systems of equations in solving problems
2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91259 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91257 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.2 - Apply graphical methods in solving problems
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 9
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 9