Synopses & Reviews
This self-teaching manual reviews arithmetic skills as they apply to business records and functions. Topics reviewed include fractions, decimals, calculating percentages, the fundamentals of statistics and business graphics, measurements in the English and metric systems, and applications of mathematics to banking, investing, loans, and setting up a business. Barron's continues its ongoing project of updating, improving, and giving handsome new designs to its popular list of Easy Way titles, now re-named Barron's E-Z Series. The new cover designs reflect the books' brand-new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. Charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons help to make learning E-Z. Barron's E-Z books are self-teaching manuals focused to improve students' grades across a wide array of academic and practical subjects. For most subjects, the skill level ranges between senior high school and college-101 standards. In addition to their self-teaching value, these books are also widely used as textbooks or textbook supplements in classroom settings. E-Z books review their subjects in detail, using both short quizzes and longer tests to help students gauge their learning progress. All exercises and tests come with answers. Subject heads and key phrases are set in a second color as an easy reference aid.
Here is fundamental math that students can use to prepare for tests, or to brush up on math skills before entering the job market. Following a review of basic arithmetic and percent calculation, the book covers applied math for business functions-sales, purchasing, pricing goods for sale, calculating payrolls, investment in stocks and bonds, applications to market terminology, stock market reports, brokerage fees, and more.
Business math makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Open this book for a clear, concise, step-by-step review of:
Fractions and decimals Calculating percentages Fundamentals of statistics English and metric measuring systems Applying math to banking, investing, loans, and business operations
Measure your progress as you gain a command of business math:
Develop your skill with numbers as they relate to business functions Take each chapter's quizzes and check your answers
And discover that learning business math can be E-Z!
Table of Contents
PART I: MATHEMATICS SKILLS 1 Fundamental Arithmetic and
Algebra Review 2 Decimals, Percents, Ratios, and
Proportions 3 Statistics, Charts, and Graphs 4 Measurement--English (U.S.
PART II: THE MATHEMATICS OF
PERSONAL FINANCE 5 Banking and Investments 6 Loans and Credit 7 Home, Car, and Insurance
PART III: APPLICATIONS OF
MATHEMATICS TO BUSINESS 8 The Mathematics of Retailing 9 The Mathematics of Purchasing 10 The Mathematics of
Management and Finance 11 Basic Bookkeeping
Answers to Exercises