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  • Business Mathematics, Brief Edition with Study Guide
    Business Mathematics, Brief Edition with Study Guide
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  • Business Math: Brief Edition
    Business Math: Brief Edition


For arithmetic-based Introduction to Business Math, Consumer Math, and Personal Finance courses at the undergraduate level. This topseller continues to offer a comprehensive and effective demonstration of basic mathematical concepts through extensive use of business examples taken from real-world applications in such areas as banking, the hotel/motel industry, retail, and real estate. Strengthening and refining coverage throughout, it encompasses all areas of business mathematicsbeginning with skisll-building sections on whole number and decimals; guiding students through fractions, percents, statistics, and equations; then easing them into the specifics of business-related mathematics applications with discussions on payroll, discounts, markup/markdown, interest, credit and more. Direct, friendly, and visually appealing, it keeps both the teacher and students in mind at all times, offering an adaptable self-instructional or teacher-directed format, and myriad motivational tools to stimulate interest and deepen understanding. Perfect for instructors who want to incorporate the teaching of AMATYC and NCTM standardsnumerous pedagogical features correlate specifically to these standards.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Problem Solving with Whole Numbers and Decimalsp. 2
Problem Solving with Whole Numbersp. 4
Problem Solving with Decimalsp. 22
Problem Solving Using Proportionsp. 31
Around the Business World: International Monetary Exchangep. 36
Overviewp. 37
Words to Knowp. 42
Concepts Analysisp. 42
Assignment Exercisesp. 42
Practice Testp. 49
Self-Check Solutionsp. 50
Problem Solving with Fractions and Percentsp. 56
Problem Solving with Fractionsp. 58
Problem Solving with Percentsp. 78
Around the Business World: 2000 Census Bureau Earnings Reportp. 94
Overviewp. 95
Words to Knowp. 101
Concepts Analysisp. 101
Assignment Exercisesp. 102
Practice Testp. 110
Self-Check Solutionsp. 111
Problem Solving with Formulas and Equationsp. 118
Formulasp. 120
Equationsp. 128
Using Equations to Solve Problemsp. 137
Around the Business World: Budgeting with Formulas and Spreadsheetsp. 146
Overviewp. 148
Words to Knowp. 152
Concepts Analysisp. 152
Assignment Exercisesp. 152
Practice Testp. 156
Self-Check Solutionsp. 156
Statistics, Tables, and Graphsp. 166
Statisticsp. 168
Tables and Graphsp. 173
Around the Business World: Reporting Average Salaryp. 189
Overviewp. 190
Words to Knowp. 194
Concepts Analysisp. 195
Assignment Exercisesp. 195
Practice Testp. 201
Self-Check Solutionsp. 203
Bank Recordsp. 206
Checking Account Formsp. 208
Bank Statementsp. 217
Around the Business World: Corporate Bank Accountsp. 229
Overviewp. 231
Words to Knowp. 236
Concepts Analysisp. 237
Assignment Exercisesp. 237
Practice Testp. 251
Self-Check Solutionsp. 254
Payrollp. 260
Gross Payp. 262
Payroll Deductionsp. 267
The Employer's Payroll Taxesp. 278
Around the Business World: Pretax Medical Insurance Premiums and Garnishmentsp. 282
Overviewp. 283
Words to Knowp. 287
Concepts Analysisp. 288
Assignment Exercisesp. 288
Practice Testp. 293
Self-Check Solutionsp. 294
Trade and Cash Discountsp. 298
Net Price and the Trade Discountp. 300
Net Price and the Trade Discount Seriesp. 304
Net Amount and the Cash Discountp. 310
Around the Business World: Rebates and Bill-Backsp. 320
Overviewp. 321
Words to Knowp. 325
Concepts Analysisp. 325
Assignment Exercisesp. 326
Practice Testp. 331
Self-Check Solutionsp. 332
Markup and Markdownp. 336
Markupp. 338
Markdownp. 348
Markup and Markdown Seriesp. 351
Around the Business World: Congressional Pay Raisesp. 358
Overviewp. 360
Words to Knowp. 364
Concepts Analysisp. 364
Assignment Exercisesp. 364
Practice Testp. 368
Self-Check Solutionsp. 369
Simple Interest and Simple Discountp. 374
The Simple Interest Formulap. 376
Ordinary and Exact Time and Interestp. 385
Promissory Notesp. 393
Around the Business World: 90 Days Same as Cash! Dealsp. 399
Overviewp. 400
Words to Knowp. 405
Concepts Analysisp. 405
Assignment Exercisesp. 406
Practice Testp. 412
Self-Check Solutionsp. 413
Compound Interest, Future Value, and Present Valuep. 416
Compound Interest and Future Valuep. 418
Present Valuep. 430
Around the Business World: Maximize Your Investments: Start Early!p. 434
Overviewp. 436
Words to Knowp. 439
Concepts Analysisp. 439
Assignment Exercisesp. 440
Practice Testp. 443
Self-Check Solutionsp. 445
Annuities and Sinking Fundsp. 448
Future Value of an Annuityp. 450
Sinking Funds and the Present Value of an Annuityp. 459
Around the Business World: Even YOU Can Become a Millionairep. 465
Overviewp. 467
Words to Knowp. 470
Concepts Analysisp. 470
Assignment Exercisesp. 471
Practice Testp. 474
Self-Check Solutionsp. 475
Consumer Creditp. 480
Installment Loansp. 482
Paying a Loan Before It Is Due: The Rule of 78p. 485
Open-End Creditp. 489
Annual Percentage Ratesp. 494
Home Mortgagesp. 501
Around the Business World: Debt Snowballp. 509
Overviewp. 512
Words to Knowp. 517
Concepts Analysisp. 518
Assignment Exercisesp. 518
Practice Testp. 523
Self-Check Solutionsp. 525
Depreciationp. 530
Straight-Line Method of Depreciationp. 532
Units-of-Production Method of Depreciationp. 536
Sum-of-the-Years-Digits Method of Depreciationp. 538
Declining-Balance Method of Depreciationp. 542
Cost-Recovery Depreciation Systemsp. 545
Section 179 Deductionsp. 549
Around the Business World: Small Businesses Benefit from Section 179 Deduction-But It Has Its Limits!p. 551
Overviewp. 552
Words to Knowp. 556
Concepts Analysisp. 556
Assignment Exercisesp. 556
Practice Testp. 564
Self-Check Solutionsp. 566
Inventory, Turnover, and Overheadp. 572
Inventoryp. 574
Turnover and Overheadp. 584
Around the Business World: OPEC Oil Inventoryp. 592
Overviewp. 593
Words to Knowp. 399
Concepts Analysisp. 599
Assignment Exercisesp. 600
Practice Testp. 604
Self-Check Solutionsp. 605
Financial Statementsp. 610
The Balance Sheetp. 612
Income Statementsp. 622
Financial Statement Ratiosp. 629
Around the Business World: New Homes Inventory Turnover Ratiop. 635
Overviewp. 637
Words to Knowp. 642
Concepts Analysisp. 643
Assignment Exercisesp. 644
Practice Testp. 651
Self-Check Solutionsp. 653
Insurancep. 656
Fire Insurancep. 658
Motor Vehicle Insurancep. 662
Life Insurancep. 665
Around the Business World: Sport-Utility Vehicle Insurancep. 668
Overviewp. 669
Words to Knowp. 672
Concepts Analysisp. 672
Assignment Exercisesp. 673
Practice Testp. 679
Self-Check Solutionsp. 680
Taxesp. 682
Sales Taxp. 684
Property Taxp. 690
Income Taxp. 695
Around the Business World: Social Security Benefitsp. 702
Overviewp. 703
Words to Knowp. 706
Concepts Analysisp. 707
Assignment Exercisesp. 707
Practice Testp. 712
Self-Check Solutionsp. 712
Stocks and Bondsp. 714
Stocksp. 716
Bondsp. 725
Around the Business World: The Stock Market over the Long Termp. 732
Overviewp. 733
Words to Knowp. 737
Concepts Analysisp. 738
Assignment Exercisesp. 738
Practice Testp. 744
Self-Check Solutionsp. 746
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problemsp. 749
Glossary/Indexp. 771
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