Numeracy & Statistics

Main Topics of Study:

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