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Math For Business and Finance: An Algebraic Approach,9780073377551
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Math For Business and Finance: An Algebraic Approach

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Math for Business & Finance: An Algebraic Approach provides modern examples for students to understand business mathematics and make connections with real-world applications. The course covers mathematical concepts from an algebraic approach, combined with Business applications. Every chapter is devoted to a Personal Finance theme, with topics that include Payroll and the Cost of Purchasing a Home. There is also extensive integration of scientific calculator notation, and also has the Wall Street Journal and Kiplinger news clips that have been widely popular in Jeffrey Slater's other two Business Math texts.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers: How to Dissect and Solve Word Problems

Chapter 2: Fractions

Chapter 3: Decimals

Chapter 4: Banking

Chapter 5: Solving the Unknown: A How-To Approach for Solving Equations

Chapter 6: Percents and Their Applications

Chapter 7: Discounts: Trade and Cash

Chapter 8: Markups and Markdowns: Perishables and Breakeven Analysis

Chapter 9: Payroll

Chapter 10: Simple Interest

Chapter 11: Promissory Notes, Simple Discount Notes, and the Discount Process

Chapter 12: Compound Interest and Present Value

Chapter 13: Annuities and Sinking Funds

Chapter 14: Installment Buying

Chapter 15: The Cost of Home Ownership

Chapter 16: How to Read, Analyze, and Interpret Financial Reports

Chapter 17: Depreciation

Chapter 18: Inventory and Overhead

Chapter 19: Sales, Excise, and Property Taxes

Chapter 20: Life, Fire and Auto Insurance

Chapter 21: Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds

Chapter 22: Business Statistics

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