Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers / Edition 6

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Overview

Now you can help even your most uncertain students overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner's CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, 6E. This unique modular approach invites students into a successful, interactive learning experience with numerous real business examples and integrated teaching technology. The author continues to incorporate a proven step-by-step instructional model throughout that allows you and your students to progress together one topic at a time without being intimidated or overwhelmed. This new edition offers a fresh, reader-friendly design with a wealth of revised and new engaging learning features that connect the latest business news to chapter topics and provide helpful personal money tips. New, worked-out problems at the beginning of each new topic section further your students' confidence and success. Students immediately practice concepts to reinforce learning and hone essential skills with this edition's more than 2,000 new, revised and proven exercises, including new Excel spreadsheet problems and detailed calculator sequences. Optionally bundled, a complete suite of supplemental teaching and learning technology offers CNOW™ course management system integrated with the exceptional MathCue™ software. Created by award-winning educator and software developer, George Bergeman, MathCue now offers more than 15,000 homework and test questions with complete step-by-step solutions for each problem to provide targeted help and remediation for your students. CNOW with MathCue works in concert with this engaging new edition of CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS to give your students the support and confidence they need for success in business math today. Contact your sales representative for bundle options or click on Best Buy Packages for bundle ISBN.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538481250
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/28/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 816
  • Sales rank: 372,887
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.80 (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. 15 Financial Statements and Ratios. 16 Inventory. 17 Depreciation. 18 Taxes. 19 Insurance. 20 Investments. 21 Business Statistics and Data Presentation.

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