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Achievement objective GM6-7

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:

  • use a co-ordinate plane or map to show points in common and areas contained by two or more loci.


  • Uses geometric constructions and/or technology to construct loci.
  • Finds areas that meet set constraints on co-ordinate planes or maps.
  • Makes links with linear graphs NA6-7 and simultaneous equations NA6-5.
  • See key mathematical ideas on NZ Maths.


GM6-7 links to M7-1.

Possible context elaborations

  • Grazing area of a tethered animal constrained by a wall.
  • Areas of coverage for a telephone signal.
  • Nrich loci activities

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:

Last updated September 14, 2020