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## Assessment 1

Results out this week at some stage…

## Assessment 2

Assessment 2 will be on the Wednesday of Week 4, 21 October 2015.

The following class groups will sit the assessment at 17:15 (**arrive around 17:05**):

- DNET1, WEB1, DCOM1-A

The following group will sit the assessment at 18:15 (**arrive around 18:05**)

- DCOM1-B

Keep an eye on your CIT Blackboard and email for the latest and definitive assessment information.

## Week 4

### DCOM

We looked at tax and interest as well as length and area. We started talking about trigonometry.

### WEB/DNET

We finished looking at the Assessment 1 material. We covered tax and interest and began talking about length, area and triangles.

## Week 5

### DCOM

We will finish off the section on trigonometry and then move onto statistics.

### WEB/DNET

We will finish off the section on trigonometry and then move onto statistics.

## Tutorials

- DCOM1 Group A: Wednesday 09:00 in C212 (with Leonard O’Driscoll) and Thursday 09:00 in B185 (with Hannah Lordan)
- DCOM1 Group B with myself: Monday 12:00 in F1. 3 and Thursday 12:00 in B165
- DNET1 with myself: Monday 14:00 in B248 and Wednesday 15:00 in C212
- WEB1 with Ben O’Shaugnessy: Monday 16:00 in C212 and Thursday 15:00 in E7

## Study

Please feel free to ask me questions about the exercises via email or even better on this webpage.

## Student Resources

Please see the Student Resources tab on the top of this page for information on the Academic Learning Centre, etc.

## 2 comments

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October 14, 2015 at 8:54 am

StudentHey,

I got 66.7% in the assessment. I’m just wondering if this is an okay result?

Thanks.

October 14, 2015 at 9:03 am

J.P. McCarthyIn question three you mistook as . We have

.

In question seven you found that the new area was times the old area, .

That is

.

That is the change is so the percentage change is 5% rather than 1.05%.

For question 11 (ii) you correctly have

,

however you proceeded to calculate …

For question 12 (ii) the cost price was still €240 while the new sale price was €255. Therefore the profit was €15.

You read the question as if the new cost price was €255 and the sale price was still €300 — you misread the question. You then incorrectly took the profit as

,

when it should be

.

Regardless you had but went on to calculate instead.

We have that not .

You never answered question 13… I don’t think you saw it at all.

Regards,

J.P.