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Practical Business Math : an Applications Approach (8TH 01 Edition)

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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.

Book News Annotation:

Covers arithmetic-based business math with practical information and many examples and exercises. Each chapter begins with an ongoing case study of a fictional business which integrates math concepts into a real-world scenario. Includes appendices on calculator operation, math shortcuts, math of computers, employment math tests, and reading market quotations. 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. The author is affiliated with Northwood University.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This valuable learning tool 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. Chapter topics include working with whole numbers, fractions, and decimal numbers; banking records; payroll; business measurements; percent; insurance; simple interest; promissory notes; installment loans; consumer credit; compound interest and present value; discounts; markup; inventory and turnover; depreciation; taxes; investments; financial statement analysis; and statistics. For individuals preparing for a successful business career, and personal financial success.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130256676
Author:
Tuttle, Michael D.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Business mathematics
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Business/Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
108-409
Publication Date:
May 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
487
Dimensions:
10.6 x 8.2 x 1.3 in 1111 gr

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"Synopsis" by , This valuable learning tool 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. Chapter topics include working with whole numbers, fractions, and decimal numbers; banking records; payroll; business measurements; percent; insurance; simple interest; promissory notes; installment loans; consumer credit; compound interest and present value; discounts; markup; inventory and turnover; depreciation; taxes; investments; financial statement analysis; and statistics. For individuals preparing for a successful business career, and personal financial success.
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