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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