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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • have a basic understanding of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR);

  • have an understanding of the European Union (EU);

  • acquire a basic knowledge about the EU institutions;

  • acquire an understanding of the sources of EU law;

  • acquire a knowledge of the interaction between EU law and domestic law.


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1.4.1 Try some yourself

1 Round a measurement of 1.059 metres:

  • (a) to the nearest whole number of metres;

  • (b) to two decimal places;

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2.6.2 Try some yourself

1 Read the following expression out aloud or write it out in full in words:

  • (a) 3 × 4 + 3 × 5 = 3 (4 + 5).

Answer<
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Learning outcomes

After studying this Unit you should be able to:

  • Explain in English and by using examples, the conventions and language used in graph drawing to someone not studying the course

  • Use the following terms accurately, and be able to explain them to someone else: ‘time-series graph’, ‘conversion graph’, ‘directly proportional relationship’, ‘“straight-line” relationship’, ‘gradient’, ‘intercept’, ‘x-coordinate’, ‘y-coordinate’, ‘coor
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1.4.9 Sample variance

It is worth noting that a special term is reserved for the square of the sample standard deviation: it is known as the sample variance.

The sample variance

The sample variance of a data sample x 1, x 2, …, xn is given by


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1.4.8 The standard deviation

The interquartile range is a useful measure of dispersion in the data and it has the excellent property of not being too sensitive to outlying data values. (That is, it is a resistant measure.) However, like the median it does suffer from the disadvantage that its calculation involves sorting the data. This can be very time-consuming for large samples when a computer is not available to do the calculations. A measure that does not require sorting of the data and, as you will find in later uni
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4.5: The mode

The USA workforce data in Table 2 were usefully summarised in Figure 6, w
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1.4.1 Introduction

Histograms provide a quick way of looking at data sets, but they lose sight of individual observations and they tend to play down ‘intuitive feel’ for the magnitude of the numbers themselves. We may often want to summarize the data in numerical terms; for example, we could use a number to summarize the general level (or location) of the values and, perhaps, another number to indicate how spread out or dispersed they are. In this section you will learn about some numerical summaries
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7 Inequalities

In this unit, there have been three occasions when checks have been made to see whether the result is greater than or less than some other value. The first case was in calculating the BMI and determining whether the person was overweight or underweight; the second case was in determining whether a person was walking or running from his footprints; and the third case was in checking whether a phone had been used for more than 30 minutes. Checking whether values are greater than or less than so
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4.5 Ellipse (0 < e < 1)

An ellipse with eccentricity e (where 0 < e < 1) is the set of points P in the plane whose distances from a fixed point F are e times their distances from a fixed line d. We obtain such an ellipse in standard form if

  1. the focus F lies on the x-axis, and has coordinates (ae, 0), where a > 0;

  2. the directrix d is the line with equation x = a
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