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Achievement objective NA6-3

In a range of meaningful contexts, students will be engaged in thinking mathematically and statistically. They will solve problems and model situations that require them to:

  • apply everyday compounding rates.


  • Identifies situations that can be modelled with compounding rates.
  • Uses tables, formula, and/or graphs to solve compounding rates problems.
  • Makes links with simple exponential relationships NA6-7.
  • See key mathematical ideas on NZmaths.


NA6-3 links to M7-3.

What is new/changed?

  • This was previously located in the measurement strand.

Possible context elaborations

Assessment for qualifications

NCEA achievement standards at level 1, 2 and 3 have been aligned to the New Zealand Curriculum. Please ensure that you are using the correct version of the standards by going to the NZQA website.

The following achievement standard(s) could assess learning outcomes from this AO:

  • AS 91026 Mathematics and statistics 1.1 Apply numeric reasoning in solving problems 

Refer to the  mathematics and statistics matrix.

Last updated September 26, 2013