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# AQA Advanced Maths: Mathematical Studies Level 3 Certificate

By June Haighton
US\$ 38.90
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Book Description

In full colour and written specifically for the AQA Level 3 Certificate in Mathematical Studies, this book provides plenty of worked examples, practice questions and practice exam papers. Set in engaging contexts relevant to a wide range of other post-16 subjects, AQA Mathematical Studies is also supported by online teacher notes.

• Front Cover
• Title Page
• Contents
• 0 Mathematical studies
• 0.1 Mathematical modelling
• 0.2 Fermi estimation
• 1 Analysis of data
• 1.1 Data and sampling
• 1.2 A fair representation?
• 1.4 Box and whisker plots
• 1.5 Cumulative frequency graphs
• 1.6 Histograms
• 1.7 Choosing methods
• 2 Personal finance
• 2.1 Budgeting
• 2.2 Income tax
• 2.4 Controlling debt
• 2.5 Annual percentage rate (APR)
• 2.6 Mortgages
• 2.7 Savings and investments
• 2.8 VAT and other percentages
• 2.9 Exchange rates
• 2.10 Inflation
• 3 Modelling and estimation
• 3.1 Modelling the Gulf Stream
• 3.2 Standard form
• 3.3 Estimation technique 1 – scaling
• 3.4 Estimation technique 2 – subdividing
• 3.5 Estimation technique 3 – stating assumptions
• 3.6 Useful facts and formulae
• 3.7 Lessons from history
• 4 Critical analysis
• 4.1 What is critical analysis?
• 4.2 Clarity
• 4.3 Selectivity of data
• 4.4 Sampling and trialling
• 4.6 Coincidence?
• 4.7 Critical analysis of models
• 5 The normal distribution
• 5.1 Features of a normal distribution
• 5.2 The standard normal distribution
• 5.3 Calculating probabilities
• 6 Confidence intervals
• 6.1 Quality control
• 6.2 The sample mean
• 6.3 Confidence intervals
• 7 Correlation and regression
• 7.1 Lines of best fit
• 7.2 Regression lines
• 7.3 Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient
• 8 Critical path analysis
• 8.1 Networks and algorithms
• 8.2 Activity networks
• 8.3 Early times and late times
• 8.4 Critical activities
• 8.5 Gantt charts (cascade diagrams)
• 9 Expectation
• 9.1 Venn diagrams
• 9.2 Equally likely events
• 9.3 The birth of probability theory
• 9.4 Probability
• 9.5 Tree diagrams
• 9.5 Conditional probability
• 9.7 Expected value
• 10 Cost-benefit analysis
• 10.1 Cost–benefit principle
• 10.2 Control measures and uncertainty
• 10.3 Insurance myths
• 11 Graphical methods
• 11.1 Graphs tell a story
• 11.2 Linear graphs
• 11.3 Graph sketching
• 11.4 Solving equations graphically
• 12 Rates of change
• 12.1 Straight lines revisited
• 12.2 Zooming in
• 12.4 Optimisation
• 12.5 Speed
• 12.6 Acceleration
• 13 Exponential functions
• 13.1 Exponential growth
• 13.2 Exponential functions
• 13.3 e, the base of choice
• 13.4 The exponential function, ex
• 13.5 The need for an inverse function
• 13.6 Solving ax = b
• Practice questions
• Statistical tables and formulae sheet
• Index
• Back Cover
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