Business Mathematics

Business Mathematics

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For arithmetic-based Business Math courses.All business math books are not the same. Covering the basic concepts of business mathematics more thoroughly than other texts on the market, Business Mathematics stresses not only the mathematical concepts but also focuses on the business applications behind those concepts, enabling business students to relate the math to their business needs. With more problems and more fully worked examples than any other business math text, Business Mathematics is designed to involve students and aid them in understanding the concepts and processes used in successful problem-solving.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 912 pages
  • 217.4 x 276.4 x 35.3mm | 1,841.61g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130866997
  • 9780130866998

About David Parish

William L. Kindsfather is Professor of Marketing, Emeritus, Tarrant County College. He earned his B.B.A. from the University of New Mexico and his M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington. Professor Kindsfather spent several years as a sales representative for the American Hospital Supply Company, a marketing research manager for Lone Star Gas, and an instructor of marketing and management' at the University of Texas at Arlington before joining the faculty of Tarrant County College in 1972. He is coauthor of Today's Business World and author of articles on the state of marketing education in the United States in the Journal of Expression. W. Alton Parish is Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Tarrant County College. He earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of North Texas and his Ed.D. from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Dr. Parish taught macro and microeconomics at Paris Junior College, the University of Indianapolis, and the University of Arkansas before joining the faculty of Tarrant County College in 1972. He has written more than 57 economic and political editorials for the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Illinois Farm Alliance, Arkansas Times, Arkansas Gazette, Journal of Expression, Texas Community College Teachers' Journal, and Granbury Gazette. He founded the Journal of Expression and served as political editor for The Granbury Gazette.show more

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with Student Objectives and a Chapter Glossary, and ends with Quick Reference Summary and Review, Surfing the Internet, and various chapter review and practice problems.)I. BASIC MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS. 1. Fundamental Operations with Whole Numbers. 2. Fundamental Operations with Decimal Fractions. 3. Common Fractions and Common/Decimal Fraction Conversion. 4. Solving for the Unknowns in Formulas and Equations. 5. Percentage Applications. II. FUNDAMENTALS FOR DOING BUSINESS. 6. Payroll Applications. 7. Marketing Applications: Buying. 8. Marketing Applications: Selling. III. BANKING AND FINANCE IN BUSINESS. 9. Demand Deposits (Checking Accounts) and Bank Reconciliation. 10. Banking Applications: Simple Interest. 11. Banking Applications: Promissory Notes and Discounting. 12. Installment Buying, Charge Account, and Credit Card Applications. 13. Financial Applications: Future Value and Present Value at Compound Interest. 14. Financial Applications: Annuities and Sinking Funds. 15. Real Estate Applications: Mortgages. IV. RECORD KEEPING AND ANALYSIS. 16. Accounting Applications: Reading, Analyzing, and Interpreting Accounting Financial Statements. 17. Accounting Applications: Depreciation. 18. Accounting Applications: Inventory and Overhead. 19. Tax Applications: Sales, Excise, and Property Taxes. 20. Insurance Applications: Life, Fire, and Auto. 21. Securities Market Applications: Stocks and Bonds. V. BUSINESS TOOLS. 22. Statistical Applications. 23. International Business Math. Appendix A: Answers to End of Chapter Problems. Appendix B: Calculating the Federal (FUTA) and State (SUTA) Unemployment Tax.show more

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