Level 2 Mathematics A


Satisfactory completion of the 11MATA course. At least 16 credits from achievement standards including 91027 and 91028.

Course description:

This is a course aimed at continuing the development of mathematical thinking and algebraic skills from the corresponding course at level one leading to the calculus and statistic courses at level three.

Topics covered:

– Using algebraic techniques to solve problems

– An introduction to calculus

– A study of probability methods

– Using trigonometry skills to solve problems.

– An introduction to statistical inference.

Credits available:

The table below shows the credits available within the subject.


Number    Title I or E*    Credits
91261 Apply algebraic methods in solving problems E 4
91262 Apply calculus methods in solving problems       E 5
91267 Apply probability methods in solving problems E 4
91264 Use statistical methods to make an inference          I 4
91259 Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems         ! 3


I or E * = Internal or external assessments

Leads to:

NCEA level 3 – calculus and statistics

Cost: $25 for workbooks. A graphics calculator is essential.

Contact: Mr J Straker

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