Practical Business Math Procedures is a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and applications of mathematics to personal and commercial business problems. The text uses basic arithmetic and problem solving techniques and illustrates their use in retailing, interest and loans, banking, payroll, taxes, investments, insurance, and a variety of other business situations. The text is well known for the motivating integration of interesting real world examples and photos from the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's, and many other business journals. Slater is the most popular and widely used book for this course and is carefully written and developed to support students with little math experience with practice quizzes, thousands of exercises, color coded procedures and diagrams, supporting tutorial videos on DVD, and the highest standards of reliability and cleanliness.
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Meet the Author
Jeff Slater has been teaching 30 years at North Shore Community College. He has acted as a consultant for the office of personnel management in Boston and New York. Jeff tours the country giving speeches on student retention at colleges as well as national conventions.
Practical Business Math Procedures, 10th EditionChapter 1: Whole Numbers: How to Dissect and Solve Word ProblemsChapter 2: FractionsChapter 3: DecimalsChapter 4: BankingChapter 5: Solving for the Unknown: A How-To Approach for Solving EquationsChapter 6: Percents and Their ApplicationsChapter 7: Discounts: Trade and CashChapter 8: Markups and Markdowns: Perishables and Breakeven AnalysisChapter 9: PayrollChapter 10: Simple InterestChapter 11: Promissory Notes, Simple Discount Notes, and the Discount ProcessChapter 12: Compound Interest and Present ValueChapter 13: Annuities and Sinking FundsChapter 14: Installment Buying, Rule of 78, and Revolving Charge Credit CardsChapter 15: The Cost of Home OwnershipChapter 16: How to Read, Analyze, and Interpret Financial ReportsChapter 17: DepreciationChapter 18: Inventory and OverheadChapter 19: Sales, Excise, and Property TaxesChapter 20: Life, Fire, and Auto InsuranceChapter 21: Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual FundsChapter 22: Business Statistics Appendix A: Additional Homework by Learning UnitAppendix B: Worked Out Solutions to Extra Practice QuizzesAppendix C: Check FiguresAppendix D: GlossaryAppendix E: Metric System