Contemporary Business Mathematics with Canadian Applications
Appropriate for introductory Business Mathematics courses at both college and university levels. Through six previous editions, this best-selling text has set the standard in introductory business mathematics. Known by those who use it as a highly effective teaching text, this book uses a systematic and sequential approach to learning and meeting clearly defined objectives. Hummelbrunner and Coombs teach business math in the way that we know works: through step-by-step instruction, carefully chosen, relevant, and worked examples, clearly presented solutions, and a wealth of practice. This user-friendly edition features a CD-Rom that will be packaged with the text including Excel Spreadsheet Disk for students to use in conjunction with the text.
- Hardback | 848 pages
- 205.74 x 256.54 x 38.1mm | 1,678.28g
- 31 Aug 2004
- Pearson Canada, Toronto
- Prentice-Hall (Canada)
- Scarborough, Canada
- 7th edition
Table of contents
I. MATHEMATICS OF FUNDAMENTALS AND BUSINESS APPLICATIONS. 1. Review of Arithmetic. 2. Review of Basic Algebra. 3. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent. 4. Linear Systems. II. MATHEMATICS OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT. 5. Business Applications - Depreciation and Break-even Analysis. 6. Trade Discount, Cash Discount, Markup, and Markdown. 7. Simple Interest. 8. Simple Interest Applications. PART III. MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE AND INVESTMENT. 9. Compound Interest - Future Value and Present Value. 10. Compound Interest - Further Topics. 11. Ordinary Simple Annuities. 12. Other General Annuities. 13. Annuities Due, Deferred Annuities, and Perpetuities. 14. Amortization of Loans, Including Residential Mortgages. 15. Bond Valuation and Sinking Funds. 16. Investment Decision Applications. Appendix I: Review of Basic Algebra. Appendix II: Instructions and Tips for Four Preprogrammed Financial Calculator Models. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, Review Exercises, and Self-Tests.