# Mathematics and Statistics ```Mathematics and
Statistics
(AS-Level)
WHAT is it?
Mathematics and Statistics
Pure Mathematics
AS-Level
A-Level
4 lessons per week
8 lessons per week
Practical aspect
Theoretical aspect
6A, B
6S
Emphasis
is on practical aspect of Mathematics.
WHAT are expected?
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Students’ mathematical and statistical skills are
extended for applications in everyday situations,
17%
Syllabus:
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Algebra (1/6)
Calculus (1/3)
Statistics (1/2)
Algebra
Calculus
50%
Statistics
33%
Algebra
BACK
1. Permutations and Combination (排列與組合)
e.g. There are 3 routes from A to B and 4 routes from B to
C. How many routes are there from A to C via B ?
2. Binomial Expansion
3. Exponential Function
4. Logarithmic Function
C
A
B
Calculus
1. Differentiation
2. Integration
• Area
• Volume
•Rate of Change
•Max / Min
BACK
Statistics
1. Basic statistical measures and their interpretation
2. Probability
3. Bernoulli, Binomial, Geometric and Poisson
distributions
4. Normal distribution
NEXT
Poisson Distribution
Examples include:
 Daily Life
e.g. The number of spelling mistakes a secretary makes
while typing a single page.
 Biology
e.g. The number of mutations in a given stretch of
DNA after a certain amount of radiation.
 Physics
e.g. The number of stars in a given volume of space. BACK
WHO is recommended
to take the subject?
wish to widening perspectives on mathematics.
 wish to study social sciences / computer studies /
 attain a “C” or above in Maths /A.Maths at CE
level.
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HOW can I take the course?
Starting from the academic year 2007/2008
 Class 6A or 6B
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Further Questions?
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Feel free to contact
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Miss Man Sze Wan
Mr Shum Cheong
Miss Mak Lim Luen
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Wish to see you in
the M&amp;S lessons
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Thank You!
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