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Hypothesis Testing

This resource from the Continuing Mathematics project is made up of three units covering hypothesis testing.The first unit covers the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test and aims to teach the use of a non-parametric test for assessing the significance of the difference between two independent samples. In this context, the...
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1970 - 1979

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Descriptive Statistics

Descriptive Statistics is the name the Continuing Mathematics Project has given to a sequence of four units which deal with distributions, histograms, bar charts, frequency tables and measures of central tendency and dispersion.The first unit, Presenting Statistics, aims to teach some basic statistical techniques...
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1970 - 1979

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Sources of Mathematical Discovery

This resource, published at a time when teachers had become aware of the tremendous need for motivational topics in mathematics, gives students an appreciation of, and insight into, mathematics and helps adopt an experimental attitude to the teaching and learning of the subject. The book contains ten units.A Hint of...
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1970 - 1979

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Correlation

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project is about the relationship between two quantities (correlation). If the two quantities are height of father and height of son, then we often want to know the extent to which 'tall fathers have tall sons'. Two quantities may be correlated quite strongly while another two...
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1970 - 1979

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Critical Path Analysis

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project is the first of two units on Critical Path Analysis (CPA). The broad objective of this unit is for students to become familiar with the diagrammatic conventions and with some of the terminology used in CPA. The first half of the unit is devoted to exposition and...
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1970 - 1979

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Flowcharts and Algorithms

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project on flowcharts and Algorithms employs, three basic conventions:(i) the use of a flowchart and the appropriate symbols(ii) the use of computer statements, such as 'c = c + I1(iii) the use of the inequality signs >, <, ≤ and ≥Three very short programmes at the start...
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1970 - 1979

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Continuing Mathematics Project: Indices and Standard Form

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project has been planned to help students remember and understand what indices indicate and the rules they obey. As with all the units in this collection the text is designed to test as it teaches and is in sections.The content of the booklet starts with a diagnostic test then...
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1970 - 1979

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Continuing Mathematics Project: Inequalities

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project has been planned to help students learn how to handle inequalities, and how to represent them graphically. Students should be familiar with manipulating positive and negative numbers, representing equations of the form y + 3x = 6 as a graph and finding the solution of...
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1970 - 1979

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Linear Programming

This unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project is about linear programming - a procedure which is used widely in industry to solve management problems. The work here is an introduction to the subject.There are no really new mathematical techniques in the unit. It is rather an amalgamation of things students have...
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1970 - 1979

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Mathematics in Geography 4: The Gravity Model

For students to benefit from this Mathematics in Geography 4 unit from the Continuing Mathematics Project they should be familiar with simple ratios and square roots, and with algebraic symbolism and quadratic equations. A fair amount of arithmetic is involved in the unit.The objectives of the unit are;(i) to...
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1970 - 1979

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