Essential Maths Skills for AS/A Level Business

Essential Maths Skills for AS/A Level Business

"The worked examples and guided questions are invaluable, and are a particular strength of this text, as they help to prepare the students to tackle the practice questions. Having exam-style questions (at the end) is another very good feature of this book. All of the examples and questions use appropriate and relevant business-related scenarios... I am confident that this book will achieve the aim of helping A/AS Business students develop their maths skills and enhance their understanding of the subject." Michaela Cottee, Principal Lecturer in Statistics, Hertfordshire Business School. If you struggle with calculating profit or working out unit costs, this is the book for you. This textbook companion will help improve your essential maths skills for business, whichever awarding body specification you're following. You can use it throughout your course, whenever you feel you need some extra help. - Develop your understanding of both maths and business with all worked examples and questions within a business context - Improve your confidence with a step-by-step approach to every maths skill - Measure your progress with guided and non-guided questions to see how you're improving - Understand where you're going wrong with full worked solutions to every question - Feel confident in expert guidance from experienced teacher Charlotte Wright and Principal Examiner Mike Pickerden; reviewed by Dr Michaela Cottee, Principal Lecturer in Statistics at Hertfordshire Business School

Essential Maths

For Business and Management

Essential Maths

Assuming no prior mathematical knowledge, this approachable and straightforward text covers the essential mathematical skills needed by business and management students at undergraduate and MBA level. Clare Morris uses a clear and informal narrative style with examples, painlessly leading the reader through fundamental mathematical principles. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/business/morris/index.html

Mathematics of Economics and Business

Mathematics of Economics and Business

For all students who wish to understand current economic and business literature, knowledge of mathematical methods has become a prerequisite. Clear and concise, with precise definitions and theorems, Werner and Sotskov cover all the major topics required to gain a firm grounding in this subject including sequences, series, applications in finance, functions, differentiations, differentials and difference equations, optimizations with and without constraints, integrations and much more. Containing exercises and worked examples, precise definitions and theorems as well as economic applications, this book provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the mathematical models and tools used in both economics and business.

How to Study for a Mathematics Degree

How to Study for a Mathematics Degree

This book is the first subject-specific study guide for mathematics students (interpreted broadly to mean those who are studying for single- or joint-honours degrees). It includes practical information on managing oneself as a student but, unlike generic study guides, it applies this advice to a degree involving numerous lectures on technical material, regular homework assignments, and a variety of testing regimes. More importantly, the book begins with a broadand deep discussion of ways in which undergraduate mathematics differs from school mathematics. It discusses the typical skills, beliefs and expectations of an incoming undergraduate, and explainsways in which these will need to be adapted and extended. In particular, it provides detailed illustrations showing how to interact effectively with definitions, theorems and proofs. It takes the mystery out of the transition to undergraduate mathematics, and its friendly and conversational style makes challenging ideas accessible and provides the student with the information they will need to study successfully.

Quantitative Methods

for Business, Management and Finance

Quantitative Methods

Businesses are built on numbers; in any organization the ability to use and interpret quantitative methods is vital to maintaining a competitive edge. Quantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to the subject, painlessly leading you from fundamental principles to more advanced applications. It is an essential text for undergraduate students of business, management and finance, as well as for those on MBA and postgraduate courses. Each topic is explained in a clear, friendly style, and accompanied by examples, exercises and activities, making the text ideal for self-tuition. This highly successful learning-by-doing approach, coupled with the book's clear structure, make the understanding of essential mathematical skills achievable - and even enjoyable! Key benefits: • From basics to business modelling: maths revision through to probability, statistics and more, all in one text • Suitable for all maths backgrounds – an optional introductory part teaches mathematical essentials from scratch • Refreshingly non-technical writing style – user-friendly and engaging, avoiding excessive theory • Practical guidance on using IBM SPSS and Microsoft Excel • Brand new 'Moving on...' feature with integrated web and book activities for Business Modelling chapters, relating theory to the real world The companion website offers lecturers a testbank, PowerPoint slides, and assessment solutions. Students will find multiple choice practice questions, data sets, and extra exercises. LOUISE SWIFT taught quantitative methods to students of business, management and finance for over ten years at the University of East Anglia, UK, where she now works as a statistician. SALLY PIFF is Lecturer in Quantitative Methods at Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, UK.

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995

A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive "encyclopedia" of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.

Sets, Logic and Maths for Computing

Sets, Logic and Maths for Computing

This easy-to-follow textbook introduces the mathematical language, knowledge and problem-solving skills that undergraduates need to study computing. The language is in part qualitative, with concepts such as set, relation, function and recursion/induction; but it is also partly quantitative, with principles of counting and finite probability. Entwined with both are the fundamental notions of logic and their use for representation and proof. Features: teaches finite math as a language for thinking, as much as knowledge and skills to be acquired; uses an intuitive approach with a focus on examples for all general concepts; brings out the interplay between the qualitative and the quantitative in all areas covered, particularly in the treatment of recursion and induction; balances carefully the abstract and concrete, principles and proofs, specific facts and general perspectives; includes highlight boxes that raise common queries and clear confusions; provides numerous exercises, with selected solutions.

Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management

Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management

Essential Statistics for Economics, Business and Management assumes no prior knowledge of statistics. It will also be highly relevant for the statistics component of courses in quantitative methods. The style of the book is similar to that of the highly successful Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business by Teresa Bradley and Paul Patton, with many worked examples integrated throughout. Emphasis is placed on verbalising concepts, problems and results of statistical analysis. This will help students learn how to start a problem, complete the calculations, and report the results in a way that makes sense to a non-statistician. Each concept is introduced with a brief but plausible explanation followed by Worked Examples. The Worked Examples will provide students with the necessary practice that they need in order to succeed at the subject. Emphasis is also placed on ?learning through doing? problems. Excel is used to encourage students in doing problems and to enhance understanding (with links to datasets online). Minitab printouts are also included in the text. Skills Development Exercises with brief solutions are included within the chapters, and Progress Exercises on theory and applications are provided at the end of each chapter. Solutions to all the worked examples and progress exercises are available as an appendix. Web-based supplementary materials will be provided for lecturers adopting the text, including additonal exercises and solutions, excel datasets and exercises, powerpoint slides with key formula, figures and tables. Students can access an online glossary and weblinks.

Essential Mathematics for Science and Technology

Essential Mathematics for Science and Technology

This is an entry level text for a wide range of courses in computer science, medicine, health sciences, social sciences, business, engineering and science. Using the phenomenally successful approach of the bestselling Engineering Mathematics by the same authors, it takes you through the math step-by-step with a wealth of examples and exercises. It is an appropriate refresher or brush-up for sci-tech and business students whose math skills need further development. Offers a unique module approach that takes users through the mathematics in a step-by-step fashion with a wealth of worked examples and exercises. Contains Quizzes, Learning Outcomes and Can You? Checklists that guide readers through each topic and focus understanding. Ideal as reference or a self-learning manual.