Key analysis and algebra skills are needed for solving problems, interpreting data and formulating strategies in quantitative terms for Business.
Basic numeracy as well as Statistics, especially Inferential Statistics, are used in Marketing, Management, Accounting, IT, and Economics analysis essential for business success.
They also play important roles in everyday life.
Before a student embarks on studies in Business or Economics, it is recommended that the Numeracy Success Indicator (ASSC version) be attempted by the student, and the advice given to the student be followed.
Investment decisions, choices.
NPV and payback period.
Producing graphs from data, interpretation and critical analysis.
Marketing an idea; Attracting investors;
Avoiding being misled by others.
For Pre-enrolment skills development, recommended are the Pascal Press Australian-published Excel series of high-school-curriculum mathematics with specific chapters and worked examples on Year 10 (Australian Curriculum) mathematics.
To access online videos on selected maths topics, go to the Library home page and click on Databases. Click on K, and select Kanopy Streaming. Search for the topic you need help with (e.g. Fractions, Algebra, Functions and graphs, Arithmetic, Maths for Engineers).