# CWA ICWA - Foundation : Business Mathematics and Statistics Fundamentals

ICWAICWA ICWA (2008)FoundationSyllabus and Recommended Books • Business Mathematics and Statistics Fundamentals

## Objective . . .

 • To understand basic concepts in mathematics and statistics which are applied in the management science.

1.Arithmetic10%
 • Average, mixtures • Ratios and proportions • Computation of interest • Discounting of bills
2.Algebra15%
 • Real and imaginary number, rational and irrational number • Set theory and simple application of Venn diagram • Truth table and its applications • Indices and surds • Variation, Logarithms • Permutations and Combinations • Compound interest • Linear simultaneous equations ( 3 variables only) • Quadratic equations • Solution of linear inequalities ( by geometric method only)
3.Mensuration15%
 • Area and perimeter of triangles, circles, parallelogram, regular polygon • Volume and surface of cube, prism, cylinder, pyramid, cone, and spheres ( including zone and segments)
4.Co–ordinate Geometry10%
 • Plain co–ordinate Geometry ( Rectangular Cartesian co–ordinates only) • Length of line segments, Section ratio • Gradient of a line, equation of straight line, Circles, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola ( standard forms only)
5.Calculus15%
 • Constant &Variables, Functions, Limit & Continuity • Differentiability & Differentiation, Derivatives and their use, Successive & partial differentiation • Maxima & Minima, Maxima & Minima under constraint using Lagrange transform • Indefinite Integrals: as primitives, integration by substitution, integration by part • Definite Integrals: Evaluation of standard integrals, as area under curve • Applications of Calculus
6.Statistical Methods35%
 • Data tabulation and presentation, frequency distribution • Measures of Central Tendency ( Mean, Median, mode) • Measurement of Dispersion ( range, mean deviation, standard deviation, variance) • Measures of Skewness & kurtosis

## Recommended Books

TitleAuthorPublisher
Basic Mathematics & StatisticsB. M. AgarwalSultan Chand
Basic Mathematics & StatisticsN. K. NagKalyani Publishers
Statistical MethodsN. G. Das M.Das & Co.
Basic StatisticsGoon & GuptaWorld Press
Business Mathematics & StatisticsG. Srinivasa & D. George New Age International