Mathematics for Business Careers

Mathematics for Business Careers

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For arithmetic-based courses in Business Mathematics.Designed as a true teaching text, this book guides students through clear, detailed explanations of the principles and practices of business mathematics. Its flexible organization and presentation make it suitable for a variety of teaching situations-from a traditional classroom lecture to individually paced instruction. The Fifth Edition has been updated and improved presenting the latest business situations and techniques. Students are given the opportunity to participate more actively in their learning.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 798 pages
  • 195.6 x 269.2 x 33mm | 1,542.23g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130197491
  • 9780130197498

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basic arithmetic as it applies to business skills! accuracy in bank records, selling and buying transactions, interest, loans, and taxes, and more!

Follow clear explanations and practice newly learned concepts on your own or with classroom support.

Numerous illustrations clarity concepts. Steps for solving problems are highlighted. Processes are carried out in sequence. Cautions serve as an alert to common mistakes.

For this new edition, sections on taxes and electronic banking have been revised and updated. Review problems and applications have also been updated to reflect current business practices.
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Table of contents

1. Whole Numbers. 2. Fractions. 3. Decimal Numbers. 4. Percent. 5. Bank Records. 6. Payroll. 7. The Mathematics of Buying. 8. The Mathematics of Selling. 9. Simple Interest. 10. Bank Discount Loans 11. More Complex Loans. 12. Compound Interest and Present Value. 13. Investments. 14. Real Estate Mathematics. 15. Inventory and Overhead. 16. Depreciation. 17. Insurance. 18. Financial Statement Analysis. 19. Statistics and Graphs. Appendix A: The Electronic Calculator. Appendix B: Metric System.
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