Excel CA

There is a 15% Excel Test in Week 12 in the usual lab times and venues. More information soon.

Here is the Sample (a hard copy of this will be handed out in class) including Excel. Here is a scanned copy of the solutions and here is the Excel file used to support the solutions.

Labs 1 & 2 are here and here (data).

Week 9

We looked at Tree Diagrams.

Week 10 — Tutorial Week

We will look a the binomial distribution and start looking at the Poisson distribution. You will also receive a sample Excel Test.

Week 11 — Excel Week

On Wednesday you will work on binomial and Poisson Distribution exercises. On Thursday we will start talking about the normal distribution.

Week 12 — Excel Test

We will work on the normal distribution.

Week 13 — Revision

There is an exam paper at the back of your notes — I will go through this on the board in the lecture times in the normal rooms.

We will also have tutorial time in the tutorial slots. You can come to any or both tutorials. Again in the normal (computer lab) rooms.

Maths Online & Numbas

If you are subscribed to CIT MathsOnline you will have free access to the mathematical training tool Numbas:

Self-enrolment for Maths Online

1.           Log into Blackboard Learn

2.           Click on the Courses tab button at the top of the screen. Go to Course Search and type Maths Online in the box.

3.           Once you’ve found the course, click on the action link button next to the course and click on Enrol. This should take you to the Self Enrolment page.

4.           Your Access Code is mathsonline (lower case, no spaces).

5.           After you’ve finished click Submit. You should now see a message that says your enrolment was successful.

Once you’ve enrolled, select Maths and Statistics by Module, then STAT6000. There are then three training tools for you to check out.


We have briefly mentioned


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.