Business Mathematics

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2006
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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The ninth edition of Business Mathematics has been extensively revised to maximize student interest in each chapter of the text. More than ever, real-life examples from today's business world have been incorporated; new examples from actual companies and the people who run them are woven throughout the book to serve as applications of the concepts presented. The globalization of our society is emphasized through examples and exercises that highlight foreign countries and international topics. Providing solid, practical, and up-to-date coverage of business mathematics topics, this text begins with a brief review of basic mathematics and goes on to introduce key business topics, such as bank services, payroll, business discounts and markups, simple and compound interest, stocks and bonds, consumer loans, taxes and insurance, depreciation, financial statements, and business statistics.

Table of Contents

Whole Numbers and Decimals
Whole Numbers
Application Problems
Basics of Decimals
Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication and Division of Decimals
Basics of Fractions
Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Fractions
Converting Decimals to Fractions and Fractions to Decimals
Writing Decimals and Fractions as Percents
Finding Part
Finding Base
Finding Rate
Increase and Decrease Problems
Bank Services
Checking Accounts and Check Registers
Checking Services and Credit-Card Transactions
Gross Earnings: Wages and Salaries
Gross Earnings: Piecework and Commissions
Social Security, Medicare, and Other Taxes
Income Tax Withholding
Mathematics of Buying
Invoices and Trade Discounts
Single Discount Equivalents
Cash Discounts: Ordinary Dating Method
Cash Discounts: Other Dating Methods
Mathematics of Selling
Markup on Cost
Markup on Selling Price
Turnover and Valuation of Inventory
Simple Interest
Basics of Simple Interest
Finding Principle, Rate, and Time
Simple Discount Notes
Discounting a Note Before Maturity
Compound Interest
Compound Interest
Interest Bearing Bank Accounts and Inflation
Present Value
Annuities, Stocks, and Bonds
Annuities and Retirement Accounts
Present Value of an Ordinary Annuity
Sinking Funds (Finding Annuity Payments)
Business and Consumer Loans
Open-End Credit and Charge Cards
Installment Loans
Early Payoffs of Loans
Personal Property Loans
Real Estate Loans
Taxes and Insurance
Property Tax
Personal Income Tax
Fire Insurance
Motor-Vehicle Insurance
Life Insurance
Depreciation: Straight-Line Method
Depreciation: Declining-Balance Method
Depreciation: Sum-of-the-Years' -Digits Method
Depreciation: Units-of-Production Method
Depreciation: Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System
Financial Statements and Ratios
The Income Statement
Analyzing the Income Statement
The Balance Sheet
Analyzing the Balance Sheet
Business Statistics
Frequency Distributions and Graphs
Mean, Median, and Mode
Appendix A
Equations and Formula Review
Business Applications of Equations
Business Formulas
Ratio and Proportion
Basic Calculators
Financial Calculators
Answers to Selected Exercises
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