This unit develops the students' ability to deal with numerical and quantitative issues found in business. The student will be able to use statistical, graphical and algebraic techniques to address business problems using appropriate IT software where relevant. The reliable evaluation of numerical results, with and without the use of IT. will enable effective decisions to be made.
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Francis - Business Mathematics and Statistics - 4th Ed. (DP Publications, 1995).
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