This task-driven text emphasizes strategies and processes and is very different from the usual style of mathematics textbooks. Each of the sections is designed to stand alone so that they can be studied in any order or dipped into as needed. The Second Edition has been updated to meet the needs of anyone wanting to refresh their knowledge and understanding of mathematics. There is an emphasis on learning and doing mathematics, with an expanded section on measures and proportion, and statistics.

Statistics

Statistics

Introduction

This chapter is about handling quantitative information (otherwise known as data). It considers different types of data, explores ways that data can be processed, analysed and communicated and provides an introduction to some of the big ideas of statistics.

What is Statistics?

The word ‘statistics’ is used to mean both numerical data (such as ...

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