Level 1 Mathematics B


Satisfactory completion of  Middle School MATLI and MATSP.  MATNS is also highly desirable preparation for this course.

Course description:

The aim of this course is to consolidate and extend the concepts and skills covered in the middle school programme. Learners will also have the opportunity to gain the numeracy unit standards if necessary.

Topics covered:

– Using number skills to solve problems set in context.

– Using measurement skills to solve problems set in context.

– Investigating the relationship between sets of data.

– Using tables, graphs and equations to solve problems.

– Applying geometry skills.

Credits available:

The table below shows the credits available within the subject.


Number     Title I or E*    Credits
91026 Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems I 4
91030 Apply measurement in solving problems I 3
91029 Apply linear algebra in solving problems I 3
91035 Investigate a given multivariate data set using the statistical enquiry cycle I 4
91032 Apply right angled triangles in solving measurement problems I 3
91037 Demonstrate understanding of chance and data E 4


I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Leads to:

NCEA level 2 Mathematics.

Cost: Purchase of workbooks ($30) is advised. A scientific calculator ($20) is essential.

Contact: Mr J Straker

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