Business Math Demystified

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-31
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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This work teaches business-management students all the basic mathematics used in a retail business and follows the standard curriculum of Business Math courses.

Author Biography

Allan Bluman is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the South Campus of the Community College of Allegheny County, in Pennsylvania. He has taught most of the math and statistics courses on campus, as well as arithmetic fundamentals, since 1972. Professor Bluman has written several books, including Modern Math Fun Book (Cuisinaire Publishing), and some tremendously successful titles for McGraw-Hill, including Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach (now in its Fifth edition), Pre-Algebra Demystified, Math Word Problems Demystified and Probability Demystified.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Fractions -- Review

Chapter 2: Decimals -- Review

Chapter 3: Percent -- Review

Chapter 4: Formulas -- Review

Chapter 5: Checking Accounts

Chapter 6: Payroll and Commission

Chapter 7: Markup

Chapter 8: Discounts

Chapter 9: Simple Interest and Promissory Notes

Chapter 10: Compound Interest

Chapter 11: Annuities and Sinking Funds

Chapter 12: Consumer Credit

Chapter 13: Mortgages

Chapter 14: Insurance

Chapter 15: Taxes

Chapter 16: Stocks and Bonds

Chapter 17: Depreciation

Chapter 18: Inventory

Chapter 19: Financial Statements

Chapter 20: Statistics

Chapter 21: Charts and Graphs




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