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 | 487 pages
  • 211.8 x 277.9 x 19.3mm | 1,002.45g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • illustrations, index
  • 0130256676
  • 9780130256676

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An Applications Approach, EIGHTH EDITION covers arithmetic-based business math text with practical information and examples. This new edition includes expanded coverage of insurance and unemployment taxes as well as information on the Euro as a measure of exchange and of economic activity. 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

(NOTE: Brief Edition includes Chs. 1-17.) 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. 18. Taxes. 19. Investments. 20. Financial Statement Analysis. 21. Statistics. 22. Charts and Graphs. 23. Review.show more