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Basic Business Math: Charts and Graphs


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Overview/Description
Basic math skills are practical in any business situation. Often, numbers can be portrayed in graphical form, giving the reader clear and concise information at a glance. Being able to read and select the right types of charts and graphs in a basic business environment is invaluable. This course builds on the basic math skills that you learned during your school years, showing you how to apply those skills to some common business situations. It helps you to understand how numerical data is represented in charts and graphs. And it shows you how to choose the right type of graph for a particular business situation, and apply good practice when using graphs and charts.

Target Audience
Individuals wanting to gain, develop, or refine their basic business math skills

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Basic Business Math: Charts and Graphs

  • read and interpret pie charts, bar graphs, and line graphs in a given scenario
  • recognize if a chart or graph reflects good design practices
  • select the appropriate type of graph to represent a given set of data
  • Course Number:
    fnd_01_a04_bs_enus