Preface | p. xi |

Problem Solving with Whole Numbers and Decimals | p. 2 |

Problem Solving with Whole Numbers | p. 4 |

Problem Solving with Decimals | p. 22 |

Problem Solving Using Proportions | p. 31 |

Around the Business World: International Monetary Exchange | p. 36 |

Overview | p. 37 |

Words to Know | p. 42 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 42 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 42 |

Practice Test | p. 49 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 50 |

Problem Solving with Fractions and Percents | p. 56 |

Problem Solving with Fractions | p. 58 |

Problem Solving with Percents | p. 78 |

Around the Business World: 2000 Census Bureau Earnings Report | p. 94 |

Overview | p. 95 |

Words to Know | p. 101 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 101 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 102 |

Practice Test | p. 110 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 111 |

Problem Solving with Formulas and Equations | p. 118 |

Formulas | p. 120 |

Equations | p. 128 |

Using Equations to Solve Problems | p. 137 |

Around the Business World: Budgeting with Formulas and Spreadsheets | p. 146 |

Overview | p. 148 |

Words to Know | p. 152 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 152 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 152 |

Practice Test | p. 156 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 156 |

Statistics, Tables, and Graphs | p. 166 |

Statistics | p. 168 |

Tables and Graphs | p. 173 |

Around the Business World: Reporting Average Salary | p. 189 |

Overview | p. 190 |

Words to Know | p. 194 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 195 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 195 |

Practice Test | p. 201 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 203 |

Bank Records | p. 206 |

Checking Account Forms | p. 208 |

Bank Statements | p. 217 |

Around the Business World: Corporate Bank Accounts | p. 229 |

Overview | p. 231 |

Words to Know | p. 236 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 237 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 237 |

Practice Test | p. 251 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 254 |

Payroll | p. 260 |

Gross Pay | p. 262 |

Payroll Deductions | p. 267 |

The Employer's Payroll Taxes | p. 278 |

Around the Business World: Pretax Medical Insurance Premiums and Garnishments | p. 282 |

Overview | p. 283 |

Words to Know | p. 287 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 288 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 288 |

Practice Test | p. 293 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 294 |

Trade and Cash Discounts | p. 298 |

Net Price and the Trade Discount | p. 300 |

Net Price and the Trade Discount Series | p. 304 |

Net Amount and the Cash Discount | p. 310 |

Around the Business World: Rebates and Bill-Backs | p. 320 |

Overview | p. 321 |

Words to Know | p. 325 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 325 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 326 |

Practice Test | p. 331 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 332 |

Markup and Markdown | p. 336 |

Markup | p. 338 |

Markdown | p. 348 |

Markup and Markdown Series | p. 351 |

Around the Business World: Congressional Pay Raises | p. 358 |

Overview | p. 360 |

Words to Know | p. 364 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 364 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 364 |

Practice Test | p. 368 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 369 |

Simple Interest and Simple Discount | p. 374 |

The Simple Interest Formula | p. 376 |

Ordinary and Exact Time and Interest | p. 385 |

Promissory Notes | p. 393 |

Around the Business World: 90 Days Same as Cash! Deals | p. 399 |

Overview | p. 400 |

Words to Know | p. 405 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 405 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 406 |

Practice Test | p. 412 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 413 |

Compound Interest, Future Value, and Present Value | p. 416 |

Compound Interest and Future Value | p. 418 |

Present Value | p. 430 |

Around the Business World: Maximize Your Investments: Start Early! | p. 434 |

Overview | p. 436 |

Words to Know | p. 439 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 439 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 440 |

Practice Test | p. 443 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 445 |

Annuities and Sinking Funds | p. 448 |

Future Value of an Annuity | p. 450 |

Sinking Funds and the Present Value of an Annuity | p. 459 |

Around the Business World: Even YOU Can Become a Millionaire | p. 465 |

Overview | p. 467 |

Words to Know | p. 470 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 470 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 471 |

Practice Test | p. 474 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 475 |

Consumer Credit | p. 480 |

Installment Loans | p. 482 |

Paying a Loan Before It Is Due: The Rule of 78 | p. 485 |

Open-End Credit | p. 489 |

Annual Percentage Rates | p. 494 |

Home Mortgages | p. 501 |

Around the Business World: Debt Snowball | p. 509 |

Overview | p. 512 |

Words to Know | p. 517 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 518 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 518 |

Practice Test | p. 523 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 525 |

Depreciation | p. 530 |

Straight-Line Method of Depreciation | p. 532 |

Units-of-Production Method of Depreciation | p. 536 |

Sum-of-the-Years-Digits Method of Depreciation | p. 538 |

Declining-Balance Method of Depreciation | p. 542 |

Cost-Recovery Depreciation Systems | p. 545 |

Section 179 Deductions | p. 549 |

Around the Business World: Small Businesses Benefit from Section 179 Deduction-But It Has Its Limits! | p. 551 |

Overview | p. 552 |

Words to Know | p. 556 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 556 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 556 |

Practice Test | p. 564 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 566 |

Inventory, Turnover, and Overhead | p. 572 |

Inventory | p. 574 |

Turnover and Overhead | p. 584 |

Around the Business World: OPEC Oil Inventory | p. 592 |

Overview | p. 593 |

Words to Know | p. 399 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 599 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 600 |

Practice Test | p. 604 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 605 |

Financial Statements | p. 610 |

The Balance Sheet | p. 612 |

Income Statements | p. 622 |

Financial Statement Ratios | p. 629 |

Around the Business World: New Homes Inventory Turnover Ratio | p. 635 |

Overview | p. 637 |

Words to Know | p. 642 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 643 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 644 |

Practice Test | p. 651 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 653 |

Insurance | p. 656 |

Fire Insurance | p. 658 |

Motor Vehicle Insurance | p. 662 |

Life Insurance | p. 665 |

Around the Business World: Sport-Utility Vehicle Insurance | p. 668 |

Overview | p. 669 |

Words to Know | p. 672 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 672 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 673 |

Practice Test | p. 679 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 680 |

Taxes | p. 682 |

Sales Tax | p. 684 |

Property Tax | p. 690 |

Income Tax | p. 695 |

Around the Business World: Social Security Benefits | p. 702 |

Overview | p. 703 |

Words to Know | p. 706 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 707 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 707 |

Practice Test | p. 712 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 712 |

Stocks and Bonds | p. 714 |

Stocks | p. 716 |

Bonds | p. 725 |

Around the Business World: The Stock Market over the Long Term | p. 732 |

Overview | p. 733 |

Words to Know | p. 737 |

Concepts Analysis | p. 738 |

Assignment Exercises | p. 738 |

Practice Test | p. 744 |

Self-Check Solutions | p. 746 |

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems | p. 749 |

Glossary/Index | p. 771 |

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