Basic business mathematics 133

Module code BAM 133
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The number system, decimals, fractions, exponentials and order of operations. Percentages, decimals as fractions and percentages. Equations and formulas, application of equations and formulas. Ratio and proportion. Functions, graphs, application of functions, interpreting graphs. Average rate of change, simple interest, compound interest and inflation. Present value and future value. Depreciation, annuities, sinking funds, investments, mortgages.
This module is offered in English at the Mamelodi Campus only for the BCom – Extended programme.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites BCom students: At least 3 (40-49%) in Mathematics in the Grade 12 examination.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week, Foundation Course
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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