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ABE (Diploma Level 1): Quantitative Methods


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  Notes

Collection of data

Types of data
Questionnaire design
Methods of sampling (Simple random, stratified random, systematic, cluster and quota)

Presentation of data

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  • Tabular forms (arrays, simple and compound tables)
  • Line graphs (single and multiple)
  • Pie charts (simple and enhanced)
  • Bar charts (simple, multiple, component, percentage)
  • Histograms (equal and unequal class intervals)
  • Cumulative frequency ogives ('less than' and 'more than')
  • Stem-and-leaf diagrams (simple and back-to-back)
  • Box-and-whiskers plots
  • Scatter diagrams
  • Time-series historigrams
  • Lorenz curves
  • Z-charts

Descriptive Statistics

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  • Summation notation
  • Ungrouped data
  • Grouped data
  • Limits and boundaries
  • Location (arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means, mode, median)
  • Dispersion (range, quartile deviation and standard deviation)
  • Skewness
  • Kurtosis

Relationships and forecasting

Simple regression
Pearson's correlation
Spearman's rank correlation
Time series analysis

Index numbers

Index numbers

Probability Theory

Probability and conditional probability
The binomial distribution
The Poisson distribution
The Normal distribution

Statistical inference

Estimation
Hypothesis testing
Type I and II errors
Chi-Squared distribution

 
 Power Point Slides

Collection of data
Presentation of data
Descriptive statistics

 
 Tables

ABE formulae table

 
 Exam papers

OLD SYLLABUS (DIPLOMA II)
Specimen paper
Dec 2001
May 2002
Nov 2002
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NEW SYLLABUS (DIPLOMA II)
Jun 2003
Dec 2003
May 2004
Dec 2004
Jun 2005
Dec 2005
Jun 2006
Nov 2006
Jun 2007
Solutions
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NEW SYLLABUS (DIPLOMA I)
Dec 2007