Thursday, 10 November 2011

Numeracy & Statistics (Interpreting & Analysing Information)

Numeracy & Statistics 
(Interpreting & Analysing Information)
BOOK TITLE:
Application of Number - B Gaulter & L Buchanan (Oxford University Press)
Business Essentials - Business Maths: Study Text, BPP Learning Media




THE TOPICS YOU HAVE TO COVER

Using a Calculator:

Approximations
Estimation
Degrees of Accuracy
The Keys of a Calculator
Standard Form


Fractions:

Types of Fraction
Equivalent Fractions
Operations Involving Fractions
The Conversion Between Fractions & Decimal Fractions


Ratio and Proportion:

Ratio
Division in a Given Ratio
Direct Proportion
Scale Diagrams & Models


Measurement:

Metric and Imperial Units
Conversion Between Metric & Imperial Units


Percentages:

Percentages
Finding a Percentage of an Amount
Increasing & Decreasing an Amount by a Given Percentage
Expressing One Quantity as a Percentage of Another


Wages & Salaries:

Basic Pay
Overtime Rates
Commission
Piecework
Deductions from Pay


Travel:

Foreign Currency
Time
Timetables
Sampling, Surveys,


Questionnaires:

Surveys
Censuses
Samples
Sampling Methods
Bias
Questionnaires
Pilot Surveys
Hypothesis Testing


Classification & Tabulation of Data:

Tabulation
Classification of Data
Tally Charts
Frequency Tables


Statistics on Display:

Pictorial Representation of Data
Pictograms
Bar Charts
Pie Charts
Line Graphs
Frequency Polygons
Drawing Inferences from Diagrams


Averages & Range:

The Arithmetic Mean
The Mode
The Median
The Use of Mean, Mode & Median
The Mean & Median of a Frequency Distribution
Range


Cumulative Frequency:

The Cumulative Frequency Curve (or Ogive)
The Median
The Interquartile Range
Percentiles


Probability:

Introduction
Probability From Theory and Experiment
Simple Probabilities
Simple Laws of Addition
Possibility Space
Networks & Decision


Trees:

Networks
Decision Trees


Algebra:

The Basics of Algebra
Indices
Brackets
Common Factors
Equations
Harder Equations
Trial & Improvement
Flow Diagrams
Sequences
Formulae


Graphs:

Graphs & Curves
The Interpretation of Graphs
Graph Plotting
Conversion Graphs
Cartesian Coordinates
Straight Line Graphs
Gradients & Intercepts


Geometrical Shapes:

Lines & Angles
Polygons
Circles & Angles
Tessellations
2D
Representation of 3D Objects


Mensuration:

Perimeters of Polygons
Area
The Circumference and Area of a Circle
Volume
Time & Travel


Graphs:

Distance-Time Graphs with Straight Lines
Distance-Time Graphs with Curves
Velocity-Time Graphs
Growth & Decay


Further Algebra:

Simultaneous Equations
Inequalities
Removing Brackets
Rearranging Formulae

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