Business statistics retail sales
Read the assignment details v ery carefully. You should also read the mark scheme carefully too asthis will help you to know what
should do to gain the marks.
Your submission MUST have a properly filled in cover sheet
look at Important Student Information – Forms.
You should make sure your name and date are on your submission.
Your work should be
properly set out, using proper section numbering , e.g. 1.2 How data was sampled.
Your diagrams and graphs should be labelled e.g. Figure
1.3 Bar chart showing and you should make reference to anyfigure in yourtext, e.g. “as can be seen in figure 1.3
diagrams, graphs near to the text that references them.
If you are showing your data and formulae (which you should), please add as an
appendix at the BACK of the report.
Graphs should be of a good size, properly labelled and formatted. Poor quality graphs are
Don’t mix up graph types just for the sake of it. Make sure you choose the appropriate graph type and be consistent.
please try and make sense of the data. What is it telling you, what do you want your audience to know about it.
e.g. It is no use just
saying: “The mean for x was 3.2 and for y was 3.7?
You need to say something like: “The mean forx was 3.2.and the for y was 3.7. This
shows that group x had a better [whatev er quality It describes] than x. Management may wish to Investigate why this IS so.” etc etc
required use proper Harvard referencing style.
Please simply staple your work together and hand in. We do not require folders, plastic,
transparent or ring binders etc. Just the paper stapled with a cov er sheet.