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More working with charts, graphs and tables
When you encounter maths or technical content you'll need to know how to interpret this information, and possibly to present your own findings in this way. This free course, More working with charts, graphs and tables, will help you to develop the skills you need to do this, and gain the confidence to use them. This free course builds on our other free course 'Working with charts, graphs and tables'.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- reflect on the reasons for needing to improve skills in using charts, graphs and tables
- understand the following mathematical concepts and how to use them, through instruction, worked examples and practice activities: reflecting on mathematics; tables; line graphs; bar charts and histograms; pie charts; analysis
- draw on a technical glossary, plus a a list of references to further reading and sources of help.
First Published: 10/08/2012
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Getting the most from charts, graphs and tables
- 2 Reflection on mathematics
- 3 Tables
- 4 Line graphs
- 5 Bar charts and histograms
- 6 Pie charts
- 7 Analysis
- 8 Technical glossary
- Further reading and sources of help
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15 hours study
Level 1: Introductory
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