Practical Business Math An Applications Approach

ISBN-10: 0130256676
ISBN-13: 9780130256676
Edition: 8th 2001 (Revised)
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Description: For freshman-level, arithmetic-based courses in Business Math and Personal Finance. This text applies the principles and practices of basic math to everyday business problems and situations. Using a reality-based, practical approach, it guides  More...

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Book details

List price: $180.60
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/25/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 487
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

For freshman-level, arithmetic-based courses in Business Math and Personal Finance. This text applies the principles and practices of basic math to everyday business problems and situations. Using a reality-based, practical approach, it guides future business managers through easy-to-follow explanations, worked examples, and exercisesmaking sure that one concept is mastered before progressing to the next. An effective combination of topics and tools helps make learning and teaching more efficient.

To the Instructor
To the Student
Working with Whole Numbers
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Reading and Writing Whole Numbers
Rounding Off
Rounding Rules
Addition
Horizontal Addition
Subtraction
Checking Addition Answers by Subtraction
Checking Subtraction Answers by Addition
Multiplication
Multiplying by 10, 100, 1,000, etc.
Division
Long Division
Dividing by 10, 100, 1,000, etc.
Checking Answers
Assignment
Mastery Test
Working with Fractions
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Description and Types
Interchanging Fraction Types
Reducing Fractions
Trial-and-Error Approach
Addition and Subtraction
Common Denominator
Product Approach
Mixed Numbers
Multiplication and Division
Common Fractions
Division
Mixed Numbers
Increases and Decreases
Ratios
Assignment
Mastery Test
Working with Decimal Numbers
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers
Rounding Off
Addition
Subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Changing Fractions to Decimal Numbers
Assignment
Mastery Test
Banking Records
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Deposits and Payments
Types of Endorsements
Reconciliation of a Bank Statement
Assignment
Mastery Test
Payroll
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Determining Gross Earnings
Overtime
Commission Formula
Determining Net Pay
Mandatory Deductions
Federal Income Tax
Social Security Tax
Medicare Tax
State and Local Income Taxes
Voluntary Deductions
Employer's Payroll Taxes
Assignment
Mastery Test
Business Measurements
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Linear Measure
Surface Measure
Volume Measure
The Metric System
Factors
Exchange Rates
Assignment
Mastery Test
Percent
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
What Percent Means
Percent to a Fraction
Percent to a Decimal
Decimal to a Fraction
Decimal to a Percent
Fractional Percent
Percent Problems
The Formulas
The Model
Solving for the Unknown
Four-Step Process
Increases and Decreases
Assignment
Mastery Test
Insurance
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Property Insurance
Fire Insurance
Life Insurance
Term Life
Straight Life
Cash Surrender Value
Limited Pay Life
Endowment Life
Universal Life
Variable Life
Workers' Compensation Insurance
Assignment
Mastery Test
Simple Interest
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
What Interest Means
The Calendar
The Formula: I = P [times] R [times] T
Other Interest Problems
Computing Principal
Computing Rate
Computing Time
Assignment
Mastery Test
Promissory Notes
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Legal Environment
Discounting
Computing Discount
Computing Proceeds
Assignment
Mastery Test
Installment Loans
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Credit Purchases
Determining the Payment Amount
Estimating the Total Interest on an Installment Contract
Use of Payment Tables
Computing the Principal Balance
Home Mortgages
Maximum Monthly Cost
Advantages
Buying
Renting
Effect of Interest Rate Difference
Effect of Term Difference
Fixed Rate
Variable Rate
Fixed Payment Amount
Variable Payment Amount
Balloon Payment
Home Equity Loan
Points
Closing Costs
Escrow Account
Early Payoff Penalties
Rule of 78s
Computer Applications
Assignment
Mastery Test
Consumer Credit
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Credit Cards
Store Card
Gasoline Card
Bank Card
Travel or Entertainment Card
Annual Percentage Rate (APR)
Credit Card Deposits
Assignment
Mastery Test
Compound Interest and Present Value
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Compound Interest
Savings Accounts
Use of Tables
Present Value
Annuities
Ordinary Annuity
Growth of an Annuity
Annuity Due
Sinking Funds
Assignment
Mastery Test
Discounts
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Trade Discounts
Finding the Selling Price
Direct Method
Cash Discounts
Finding the Net Price
End of Month (E.O.M.)
Receipt of Goods (R.O.G.)
Combination of Cash and Trade Discounts
Transportation Charges
F.O.B.
F.O.B. Destination
F.O.B. Shipping Point
C.O.D.
Assignment
Mastery Test
Markup
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Markup on Cost
Markup on Sales
Finding Cost, Sales, Markup, or Markdown
Markdown or Loss
Conversion of Markup Rate
Catalog Pricing
Additional Trade Discounts
Assignment
Mastery Test
Inventory and Turnover
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Inventory Methods
Inventory Valuation
L.I.F.O.
F.I.F.O.
Average Cost
Retail Inventory Estimating Method
Specific Identification Method
Turnover
Assignment
Mastery Test
Depreciation
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Straight-Line Method
Depreciation Schedule
Units-of-Production Method
Sum-of-Years'-Digits (S.O.Y.D.) Method
Declining-Balance Method
Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (M.A.C.R.S.) Method
Property Categories
Depletion
Partial Year
Assignment
Mastery Test
Taxes
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Property Taxes
Tax Amount
Determining the Tax Rate
Customs Duty
Ad Valorem Duty
Specific Duty
Compound Rate
Federal Income Tax
Dependents
Deductions
Determining the Tax
Sales Tax
Assignment
Mastery Test
Investments
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Risk, Liquidity, and Cost of Investment
Rate of Return
The Effect of Inflation
Stocks
Common Stock
Preferred Stock
Dividends
Participating
Cumulative
Bonds
Commercial Bonds
Government and Municipal Bonds
Assignment
Mastery Test
Financial Statement Analysis
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Balance Sheet
Income Statement
Service Firm
Merchandising Firm
Ratios
Current Ratio
Acid-Test Ratio
Net Income to Net Sales Ratio
Accounts Receivable to Net Sales Ratio
Accounts Payable to Net Purchases Ratio
Assignment
Mastery Test
Statistics
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Finding the Mean
Finding the Median
Finding the Mode
Finding the Range
Assignment
Mastery Test
Charts and Graphs
Objectives
Sport-A-Merica
Circle Graph
Bar Graph
Line Graph
Assignment
Mastery Test
Review
Calculator Selection and Operation
Selection
Operation
Memory
Math Shortcuts
Interest-Time Shortcuts
Aliquot Parts
Math of Computers
Employment Math Test
Arithmetic Progression
A Sample Employment Math Test
Reading Market Quotations
Glossary
Answers to the Student Edition
Index
Record of Performance on Mastery Tests

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