# Business Math Brief Edition with CD, QK Ref Tables, Study Guide and TC / Edition 7

by Cleaves, Margie HobbsISBN-10: 0131606743

ISBN-13: 9780131606746

Pub. Date: 07/20/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book reflects more than 25 years of author involvement with business math education and the business community. The focus of this edition is on linking mathematics with real business practices in real… See more details below

## Overview

This book reflects more than 25 years of author involvement with business math education and the business community. The focus of this edition is on linking mathematics with real business practices in real businesses—giving readers a better appreciation for and understanding of the concepts that are vital in the business world. The book is filled with chapter-opening scenarios, chapter-ending case studies, cases, boxed features, and exercise sets. It is organized in workbook format and opens with chapters on basic math. Coverage includes banking, business statistics, trade and cash discounts, markups and markdowns, payroll, consumer credit, mortgages, insurance, taxes, and stocks and bonds. For entrepreneurs and anyone interested in personal finance.

## Product Details

- ISBN-13:
- 9780131606746
- Publisher:
- Prentice Hall
- Publication date:
- 07/20/2004
- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 9.10(w) x 11.90(h) x 1.00(d)

## Table of Contents

**1. Whole Numbers. **

**Place Value and Our Number System.**

**Operations with Whole Numbers—**

*Five-Step Problem-Solving Strategy introduced with addition and continued throughout text.*

**2. Fractions. **

**Fractions.**

**Adding and Subtracting Fractions.**

**Multiplying and Dividing Fractions.**

**3. Decimals. **

**Decimals and the Place-Value System.**

**Operations with Decimals.**

**Decimal and Fraction Conversions.**

**4. Banking. **

**Checking Account Forms.**

**Bank Statements.**

**5. Equations. **

**Equations.**

**Using Equations to Solve Problems.**

**6. Percents. **

**Percent Equivalents.**

**Solving Percentage Problems.**

**Increases and Decreases.**

**7. Business Statistics. **

**Measures of Central Tendency.**

**Frequency Distributions and Graphs.**

**Measures of Dispersion.**

**8. Trade and Cash Discounts. **

**Net Price and the Trade Discount.**

**Net Price and the Trade Discount Series.**

**Net Amount and the Cash Discount.**

**9. Markup and Markdown. **

**Markup Based on Cost.**

**Markup Based on Selling Price and Markup Comparisons.**

**Markdown, Series of Markdowns, and Perishables.**

**10. Payroll. **

**Gross Pay.**

**Payroll Deductions.**

**The Employer's Payroll Taxes.**

**11. Simple Interest and Simple Discount. **

**The Simple Interest Formula.**

**Ordinary and Exact Time and Interest.**

**Promissory Notes.**

**12. Consumer Credit. **

**Installment Loans and Closed-End Credit.**

**Paying a Loan Before It Is Due: The Rule of 78.**

**Open-End Credit.**

**13. Compound Interest, Future Value, and Present Value. **

**Compound Interest and Future Value.**

**Present Value.**

**14. Annuities and Sinking Funds. **

**Future Value of an Annuity.**

**Sinking Funds and the Present Value of an Annuity.**

**15. Mortgages. **

**Mortgage Payments.**

**Amortization Schedule.**

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