NAPLAN tests are administered Australia-wide to test all students for skills in literacy and numeracy. The example tests can be used to help you understand if there are any gaps in your knowledge.
Useful Ebooks for Business Numeracy
Numbers Guide by Richard Stutely; Economist Newspaper Ltd. Staff (Editor)Designed as a companion to The Economist Style Guide, the best-selling guide to writing style, The Economist Numbers Guide is invaluable for everyone who wants to be competent, and able to communicate effectively, with numbers. In addition to general advise on basic numeracy, the guide points out common errors and explains the recognised techniques for solving financial problems, analysing information of any kind and effective decision making. Over 100 charts, graphs, tables and feature boxes highlight key points. Also included is an A-Z dictionary of terms covering everything from amortisation to zero-sum game. Whatever your business, The Economist Numbers Guide will prove invaluable.
Publication Date: 2003
Business Statistics by BarCharts, Inc.Packed with key definitions, concepts, and equations, our Business Statistics guide covers how to read and use data to make clear business decisions. This essential reference tool is written and organized for quick access to critical points allowing students and professionals to increase grades and sharpen skills of collecting, organizing, and summarizing data for business.
Publication Date: 2014
Business Statistics Demystified by Steven M. Kemp; Sid KempPublisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. YOU CAN COUNT ON BUSINESS STATISTICS DEMYSTIFIED! "If I had Business Statistics Demystified in school, I would have passed business statistics the first time, instead of having to retake the course twice. I find Business Statistics Demystified easy to follow and apply."-- Anne Englert, M.Ed. Learn the statistics that makes for good business decisions. Now anyone who wants to improve business performance can master statistics -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius I.Q. In Business Statistics Demystified, top-notch statistical programmer Steve Kemp and business author Sid Kemp team up to provide an effective, painless way to learn or review the statistics that can help ensure your business success. With Business Statistics Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers quizzes at the end of each chapter, an exam for each section, as well as handy hints and tips to help you master terminology, concepts, and equations. Here's a fast, easy-to-use self-teaching course that gives you everything you need to: * Become the "can-do" new manager who reads, evaluates, uses, and creates statistical studies and reports * Use statistics for customer and human resources surveys, forecasting, quality management, and more * See how business and statistics come together in the real world with "Tips on Terms," "Study Review," and "Survival Strategies" * Pick up practical tips and rules of thumb and avoid mistakes* Learn, step-by-step, how to perform a statistical study and present the results in reports and meetings * Understand when to use each type of statistical graph, and how to create each one * Take a "final exam" in each section and grade it yourself! Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for those with some statistical background, Business Statistics Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on statistics and boosting your career.
Publication Date: 2004
Basic Business Statistics by Mark L. Berenson; David M. Levine; Timothy C. Krehbiel; David F. StephanBerenson shows readers how statistics is used in each functional area of business. Basic Business Statistics shows the relevance of statistics by familiarizing readers with the statistical applications used in the business world, providing clear instructions for using statistical applications, and offering ample opportunities for practice. The twelfth edition has built on the application emphasis and provides enhanced coverage of statistics.
Publication Date: 2011
Useful Ebooks for Health Numeracy
Dosage calculations made incredibly easy! by Margaret Harvey (Editor)Calculate correct dosages with safety and confidence, with the easy-to-follow nursing expertise of Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy! 5th edition. This fully illustrated guide offers the complete how-to on calculating dosages for all drug forms and administration routes, with numerous practice exercises and seasoned guidance on interpreting drug orders accurately. Understand class materials more fully, get ready for the NCLEX or certification exam, or refresh your calculation skills with this enjoyable text.
Publication Date: 2016
Clinical dosage calculations by Vanessa Brotto (Author), Kate Rafferty (Author)This is a local, full-colour text covering the important aspects of dosage calculations students require to deal with this essential part of clinical practice. An applied skills-focused text, Brotto uses real life cases, worked examples and real medication charts and labels to engage students. Starting with the fundamental skills to help students deal with mathematics and familiarise themselves with medication charts and labels, the text then moves on to specialist area chapters, allowing them to deepen their skills in a clinical context. Each chapter explains the main concepts and shows worked examples. Students can then engage in the activities of each chapter as an introduction to the concept before moving onto the final chapter where they can test their overall knowledge.
Publication Date: 2016
Nursing Calculations by John D. Gatford; Nicole PhillipsThis internationally renowned guide to basic arithmetic for nursing students has been fully revised and updated for a new generation of readers. Now entering its ninth edition - with over 200,000 copies sold worldwide - this popular and friendly volume has been designed to make medication calculations straightforward and easy to perform in a variety of settings. Written in response to nurse educators, Nursing Calculations features an initial self-testing chapter to help readers to identify and address areas of difficulty before moving on to numerous practical examples. Chapters then cover the core areas of clinical practice including calculations relating to oral medications (including both tablets and liquid form), injections, intravenous infusions and intravenously administered medication, and paediatric specific medication. Throughout the book, emphasis is placed on giving confidence to the reader by explaining in a step-by-step manner how the correct answer is derived together with a wide range of practice questions and later revision opportunities. This edition comes with a quick-reference card to fit in the pocket to remind readers of essential formulae and an additional on-line question bank to allow readers to practice their calculations on the move! Nursing Calculations will be perfect for student nurses and midwives at different levels in a variety of courses, 'Return to Practice' students, student paramedics and anyone involved with medication administration in the healthcare setting. Over 200,000 copies sold since publication! Initial self-testing chapter allows readers to identify and address areas of difficulty before moving onto practical examples 'Important Boxes' highlight potential pitfalls for the reader Special section on paediatrics covers medication calculations relating to body weight and body surface area Contains glossary and useful abbreviations Brings together basic math skills and clinical examples to prepare readers for real life drug calculations Quick-reference card fits in the pocket and remind readers of essential formulae Questions have been revised and updated when necessary to reflect current practice New material includes the use of medication charts in questions that involve medication labels Additional worked examples facilitate understanding of the 24-hour clock Contains a new revision chapter to help consolidate learning NOW COMES WITH AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF MOBILE DEVICES!