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Office Machines: A Practical Approach / Edition 5
     

Office Machines: A Practical Approach / Edition 5

by Jimmy C. McKenzie, Robert James Hughes, Robert J. Hughes
 

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ISBN-10: 0130116432

ISBN-13: 9780130116437

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

A perfect preparatory/review for today's office worker, this applications-oriented guide shows how to successfully use a calculator to solve today's business mathematical applications. Loaded with practical business applications, it offers clear-cut explanations, generic operating instructions, practice problems, and self-evaluations, plus a self-contained practice

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A perfect preparatory/review for today's office worker, this applications-oriented guide shows how to successfully use a calculator to solve today's business mathematical applications. Loaded with practical business applications, it offers clear-cut explanations, generic operating instructions, practice problems, and self-evaluations, plus a self-contained practice set that lets users gain practical, on-the-job experience as they review and reinforce concepts learned. Offers more business applications than any other text of its kind on the market, including bank statement reconciliation, consumer payment cards, statistical averages, insurance premiums, payroll records, corporate taxation, installment loans, and much more. Provides a level of skill development that meets or exceeds the standards that employers expect in the workplace. Includes an extensive, self-contained practice set ("Woodside Apartments") at the end of the book that allows users to put their knowledge to the test. For business math and accounting professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130116437
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
313
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 10.81(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE TEN-KEY OFFICE MACHINE AND BASIC MATHEMATICS.
1. Business Mathematics Review.
2. Operating the Ten-Key Keyboard by the Touch Method.
3. Practice and Speed Development.
II. THE ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR.
4. Addition and Subtraction on the Electronic Calculator.
Check registers. Bank statement reconciliation. Accounting forms. Payroll records.
5. Multiplication on the Electronic Calculator.
Markdowns. Cash discounts. Compound interest. Commissions. Markup—cost method.
6. Division on the Electronic Calculator.
Markup—retail method. Percent of increase/decrease. Statements of financial position. Income statements. Depreciation—straight line.
7. Multiple Operations on the Electronic Calculator.
Depreciation—Declining balance. Series (chain) discounts. Invoices. Simple interest. Distribution of expense.
III. ADVANCED BUSINESS APPLICATIONS.
Quick Review of Basic Calculator Operations.
Business Applications.
Consumer payment cards. Inventory valuation. Corporate taxation. Statistical averages. Financial ratios. Financial news, dividend yield, and stock earnings. Insurance premiums. Installment loans.
IV. THE FRAME GALLERY PRACTICE SET.
Appendix A. Using the Computer Numeric Keypad.
Appendix B. Not named yet – will contain selected answers to problems and answers to self-tests.

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