Apr 03, 2023

Subject Code & Title: DAT0001B Using Numeracy, Data & IT
Word Count: 3000 words
Weighting: Parts 1 & 2 together (20%), Part 3 (80%)
As part of the formal assessment for the programme you are required to submit a Using Numeracy, Data and IT assignment. Please refer to your Student Handbook for full details of the programme assessment scheme and general information on preparing and submitting assignments.
DAT0001B Using Numeracy Data & IT Assessment – Arden University UK.

Learning Outcomes:
After completing the module, you should be able to:
1.Use basic numerical operations with whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals
2.Calculate ratios and proportions, percentages, averages
3.Construct and use appropriate graphical techniques to present simple data
4.Construct and use a spreadsheet application to record numerical data and use simple formula

Your assignment should include: a title page containing your student number, the module name, the submission deadline and a word count; the appendices if relevant; and a reference list in Arden University (AU) Harvard format. You should address all the elements of the assignment task listed below. Please note that tutors will use the assessment criteria set out below in assessing your work.

Maximum word count: 3000 words
Please note that exceeding the word count by over 10% will result in a reduction in grade by the same percentage that the word count is exceeded.

You must not include your name in your submission because Arden University operates anonymous marking, which means that markers should not be aware of the identity of the student. However, please do not forget to include your STU number.

Part 1 – Using Numeracy

This part covers Learning Outcomes 1 and 2 of the module.

Question 1
Explain the terms (a) numerator, (b) denominator.

Question 2
Express 24/40 and 18/42 in their simplest forms.

Question 3
a) Express the fractions 2/3, 3/4 and 5/6 as equivalent fractions with a denominator of 12.
b) A library contains 60,000 books. 14,000 are on the subject of business, 22,000 are on healthcare and 12,000 on psychology and law. What percentage of the library’s books is on computing, if computing books make up two-thirds of the remainder?

Question 4
A sports shop in Manchester is doing a sale on some merchandise. Liz hears about it and goes to make a purchase of two pairs of running shoes. She gives the sales attendant in the store three crisp £50 notes and is given change of £10.50. What is the price of each pair of running shoes? Show your working.

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