DETAILED COURSE CONTENT 

Course Code : 
HDIB 11093 

Title : 
Business Mathematics 

Type/Status : 
Compulsory 

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This course module is designed to provide the basic mathematical skills needed to understand, analyze, and solve mathematical problems encountered in business, finance, and in investment decision making. 
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:


Course Content :  Number System, Types of numbers; Fundamental concepts of algebra, Terms; Mathematical operations; Indices, Laws of Exponents; Factors; Equations; Linear, fractional, Simultaneous, Quadratic and simultaneous quadratic, Applications, Demand functions, Supply functions, Revenue functions; Logarithm; Binomial theorem, Logarithms, Series; Arithmetic Progressions and geometric Progressions, Analytical geometry; Slope, Intercept, Equation of a straight line, Equations of simple curves; Solving the equations graphically; Permutations and combinations, Sets and their applications.  
Method of Teaching & Learning: 
Lectures, Discussions &selflearning  
Scheme of Evaluation: 
End semester examination and mid term test/ Assignments. The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the course unit.  
Recommended Readings: 
Jerome F. Ernest, (2004), Business Mathematics, 5th Edition, Mc GrawHill Robert L. Dansby, (2000), Business Mathematics Essentials, Prentice Hall. Andrew Kaplan,Carol Debold, Susan Rogalski, (2004), A Mathematics Handbook, 1st edition, Great Source Education Group. 
