Empirical Analysis on Gender Disparity toward Their Performance in Business Mathematics-I Examination in Tertiary Institution, Lagos State, Nigeria
Ajala Bolarinwa, Bisira Hammed, Barrah Jennifer

Abstract
Mathematics course has been seen as a scary course among gender and yet it forms the bedrock of all courses across all discipline. The poor performances in mathematics education starting from primary school through tertiary institution as become a great concern to all stakeholders. This paper therefore looked at the impact of gender in the success rate of Business Mathematics I examination using the different academic programmes: Full Time; Part Time studies and the influence of Part Time jobs on their performances. The findings revealed that the female students performed better than the male students in most cases which is contrary to most research works. The study of the strength of the relationship between the genders is very weak in School of Part Time Studies- Day, School of Part Time Studies- Regular, School of Part Time Evening and School of Part Time Studies- Annexes but negatively high in the Full Time programme.

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