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Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers, Brief Edition (with CD-ROM) / Edition 5

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Overview

With a unique step-by-step approach and real-life business-based examples throughout, CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, Fourth Edition, is designed to help students overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their practical business applications. The text is designed to let students progress one topic at a time, without being intimidated or overwhelmed. Each chapter features numerous exercises, including Excel spreadsheet problems, real-life business scenarios, and detailed calculator sequences, to provide immediate practice to reinforce learning and hone essential skills. The MathCue CD-ROM, included with each new text, is one-of-a-kind tutorial-practice software that gives students an extra edge by providing an endless supply of practice problems keyed to each performance objective in the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324658644
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/14/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 522
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert A. Brechner is Professor Emeritus, School of Business, at Miami Dade College — the largest multi-campus community college in the country. For the past 42 years he has taught business math, principles of business, marketing, advertising, public relations, management, and personal finance. He has been Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; International Fine Arts College, Miami; and Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He has consulted widely with industrial companies. In addition to CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS, Dr. Brechner has authored numerous other successful texts highlighting annuities, management, business math and applied math.

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Table of Contents

1. Whole Numbers. 2. Fractions. 3. Decimals. 4. Checking Accounts. 5. Using Equations to Solve Business Problems. 6. Percents and their Applications in Business. 7. Invoices, Trade and Cash Discounts. 8. Markup and Markdown. 9. Payroll. 10. Simple Interest and Promissory Notes. 11. Compound Interest and Present Value. 12. Annuities. 13. Consumer and Business Credit. 14. Mortgages.

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