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Mathematics 2 (MAT2) COURSE OUTLINE:                                       For course (Year Planner)

Code             Achievement Standard titleCredits  Int / Ext
 1    AS91257    **2.2 Apply graphical methods in solving problems4 Internal
 2 AS91256    **2.1 Apply coordinate geometry methods in solving problems2 Internal
 2 AS91259    **2.4 Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems3 Internal
 1-4 AS91261    **2.6 Apply algebraic methods in solving problems4 External
 1-4 AS91262    **2.7 Apply calculus methods in solving problems5 External 
** - Numeracy credits

What should I have already achieved?

At least 14 credits in NCEA Level 1 Maths Achievement Standards including an external

If a student does not meet the requirements of this course they will need to speak with the Curriculum               Leader of Mathematics & Statistics in the first instance.

What will I learn?

This course is designed to develop students’ mathematical reasoning through algebra, geometry and
This will include co-ordinate geometry, 
trigonometric relationships,
algebraic processes,
modelling with graphs and basic calculus.

How will this course be assessed?

A maximum of 18 NCEA Level 2 credits are available; three internal assessments worth 9 credits and               two external assessments worth 9 credits. There will be an optional internal to be offered if the student needs it, worth 2 credits 

Will there be any FAO?  (Further Assessment Opportunities)

There will be NO FAO’ s in this course.

Are there any any Pre-requisite requirements for Level 3 Mathematics?

At level 3, three courses in Mathematics are offered. 

Pre-requisites are listed below:
            Level 3 Calculus (CAL3): At least 14 credits from this course with AS91261 and AS91262 at Merit level             or higher. 
            Level 3 Mathematics (MAT3): At least 10 credits from this course. 
            Level 3 Statistics (STA3): At the discretion of the teacher in charge of the course

Useful resources...

Click here to go to MAT2 (2014) Learning Guides
Click here to go to the MAT2 (2012) Home page
Click here to go to the NZQA resources

Ash Rambhai,
Nov 23, 2015, 5:48 PM