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Business Mathematics A Collegiate Approach

ISBN-10: 0131140140
ISBN-13: 9780131140141
Edition: 9th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: This algebra-based introduction to business math book takes care to present each topic in a clear and logical manner—with detailed explanations of all steps and concise discussions describing the business applications of each topic. This dual  More...

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Book details

List price: $248.20
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.774
Language: English

This algebra-based introduction to business math book takes care to present each topic in a clear and logical manner—with detailed explanations of all steps and concise discussions describing the business applications of each topic. This dual approach sharpens the mathematical skills of learners preparing to enter business employment while also providing an introduction to accounting, finance, insurance, statistics, taxation, and other math-related subjects.Consumer math applications, such as bank reconciliation, discounting, markups and markdowns, installment purchases, and simple and compound interest are also covered in depth.For individuals preparing for a career in business.

Basics
Review of Operations
Arithmetic Techniques
Using a Calculator
Using Equations
Basic Equations
Written Problems
Ratio and Proportion
Review of Percent
Basic Percent
Percent Equation Forms
Word Problems Using Percents
Accounting Mathematics
Basic Statistics and Graphs
Averages
Averages (Grouped Data)
Standard Deviation
Index Numbers
Graphs
Taxes
Sales Tax
Property Tax
Insurance
Business Insurance
Motor Vehicle Insurance
Life Insurance
Checkbook and Cash Records
Checkbook Records
Cash Records
Wages and Payrolls
Computing Wages-Salary
Computing Wages-Commission
Computing Wages-Hourly Rate Basis
Computing Wages-Production Basis
Net Weekly Payrolls
Quarterly Earnings Report and Returns
Depreciation and Overhead
Depreciation
Partial-Year Depreciation
Overhead
Financial Statements and Ratios
Income Statement
Balance Sheet
Inventory Turnover
Inventory Valuation
Distribution of Profit and Loss
Distribution of Profits in a Corporation
Distribution of Profits in a Partnership
Retail Mathematics
Commercial Discounts
Trade Discounts
Cash Discounts
Markup
Markup Based on Cost
Markup Based on Selling Price
Marking Perishables
Markdown
Actual Selling Price
Markdown versus Loss
Mathematics of Finance
Simple Interest
Basic Simple Interest
Ordinary Time and Exact Time
Ordinary Interest and Exact Interest
Simple Interest Notes
Present Value
Bank Discount
Simple Discount Notes
Maturity Values (and Rediscounting Notes)
Discounting Notes to Take Advantage of Cash Discount
Summary of Simple Interest and Simple Discount
Multiple Payment Plans
United States Rule
Installment Plans: Open End
Installment Plans: Set Payments
Installment Plan Prepayments
Compound Interest
Compound Interest (by Computation)
Compound Amount (Using Tables)
Interest Compounded Daily
Present Value (at Compound Interest)
Annuities, Sinking Funds and Amoritization
Amount of an Annuity
Present Value of an Annuity
Sinking Funds and Bonds
Amortization
Review
Appendices
Arithmetic
Reading Numbers
Whole Numbers
Common Fractions
Decimal Fractions
Metric and Currency Conversions
Metric Conversion
Foreign Currency Conversion
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index

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