Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers / Edition 4

Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers / Edition 4

by Robert Brechner
     
 


Now even the most uncertain students can overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner/Bergeman CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, 7E. This unique modular approach invites students into a successful, interactive learning experience with numerous real-world business examples… See more details below

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Now even the most uncertain students can overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner/Bergeman CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, 7E. This unique modular approach invites students into a successful, interactive learning experience with numerous real-world business examples and integrated teaching technology. The author continues to incorporate a proven step-by-step instructional model that allows students to progress 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. 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. A complete suite of supplemental teaching and learning technology offers the CengageNOW 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 students. CengageNOW with MathCue™ works with this engaging new edition of CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS to give students the support and confidence they need for success in business math today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324304541
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
Solutions Manual
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(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.

George Bergeman's teaching career of over 25 years began at a small college in West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer and continued at Northern Virginia Community College, one of the largest multi-campus colleges in the country. Teaching awards include Faculty Member of the Year honors at his campus. He is the author of numerous software packages that provide targeted and effective support for instruction. His first package was a statistics software/workbook combination published in 1985, and since then, George has developed a variety of software packages to support statistics, calculus, developmental math, finite math, and math of finance. MathCue.Business™ in conjunction with Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers has been a focal point for George for more than 16 years. During that time, he worked closely with Bob Brechner to develop and refine the package and now serves as coauthor for the seventh edition of the text.

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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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