Mathematics and Statistics - annotated exemplars

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An annotated exemplar is an extract of student evidence, with a commentary, to explain key aspects of the standard. It assists teachers to make assessment judgements at the grade boundaries.

Towards the end of 2018, NZQA arranged for specialists in the Mathematics and Statistics community to critique the Mathematics and Statistics clarification and exemplar documents published on the NZQA website.

This was to ensure all published documents were accurate and aligned with the achievement standards after concerns were raised in the sector. The April 2019 Newsletter provides a summary of changes for 91265, 91268 and 91587 made in response to the feedback from the subject specialists.

Level 1

  • AS91026 - Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems
  • AS91029 - Apply linear algebra in solving problems
  • AS91030 - Apply measurement in solving problems
  • AS91032 - Apply right angled triangles in solving measurement problems
  • AS91033 - Apply knowledge of geometric representations in solving problems
  • AS91034 - Apply transformation geometry in solving problems
  • AS91035 - Investigate a given multivariate data set using the statistical enquiry cycle
  • AS91036 - Investigate bivariate numerical data using the statistical enquiry cycle
  • AS91038 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance

Level 2

  • AS91256 - Apply co-ordinate geometry methods in solving problems (2.1)
  • AS91257 - Apply graphical methods in solving problems (2.2)
  • AS91258 - Apply sequences and series in solving problems (2.3)
  • AS91259 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems (2.4)
  • AS91260 - Apply network methods in solving problems (2.5)
  • AS91263 - Design a questionnaire (2.8)
  • AS91264 - Use statistical methods to make an inference (2.9)
  • AS91265 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods (2.10)
  • AS91266 - Evaluate a statistically based report (2.11)
  • AS91268 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation (2.13)
  • AS91269 - Apply systems of equations in solving problems (2.14)

Level 3

  • AS91573 - Apply the geometry of conic sections in solving problems (3.1)
  • AS91574 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems (3.2)
  • AS91575 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems (3.3)
  • AS91576 - Use critical path analysis in solving problems (3.4)
  • AS91580 - Investigate time series data (3.8)
  • AS91581 - Investigate bivariate measurement data (3.9)
  • AS91582 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference (3.10)
  • AS91583 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using experimental design principles (3.11)
  • AS91587 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations in solving problems (3.15)
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