**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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