Practical Business Math

Practical Business Math : An Applications Approach

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For freshman-level, arithmetic-based courses in Business Math and Personal Finance. This text applies the principles and practices of basic math to everyday business problems and situations. Using a reality-based, practical approach, it guides future business managers through easy-to-follow explanations, worked examples, and exercises-making sure that one concept is mastered before progressing to the next. An effective combination of topics and tools helps make learning and teaching more efficient.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 379 pages
  • 210.82 x 279.4 x 22.86mm | 929.86g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Brief ed of 8th revised ed
  • 0130256609
  • 9780130256607

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An Applications Approach, EDITH EDITION, covers arithmetic-based business math text with practical information and examples. Features of this user-friendly text include: Explanation Example Exercise format presents the material, applies the concept, and then provides practice Hints and Cautions for new learners Varying levels of assignments for the practice and application of the concepts presented in the text Five appendices: Calculator Selection and Operation, Math Shortcuts, Math of Computers, Employment Math Test, and Reading Market Quotations A Companion Website with additional practice problems In addition, the text contains a case study centered on a fictional business, "Sport-A-Merica," which integrates math concepts into a real-world scenario. Each chapter starts with a "Sport-A-Merica" vignette and contains business problems that are solved as part of the worked examples in each chapter."show more

Table of contents

1. Working with Whole Numbers. 2. Working with Fractions. 3. Working with Decimal Numbers. 4. Banking Records. 5. Payroll. 6. Business Measurements. 7. Percent. 8. Insurance. 9. Simple Interest. 10. Promissory Notes. 11. Installment Loans. 12. Consumer Credit. 13. Compound Interest and Present Value. 14. Discounts. 15. Markup. 16. Inventory and Turnover. 17. Depreciation.show more