Quick Business Math: A Self-Teaching Guide

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The fast, easy way to build your math power

Quick Business Math

Steve Slavin's step-by-step approach offers:
* Quick ways to do all kinds of business-math problems, including basic arithmetic, algebra, percentages, and conversions
* Specific, real-life applications such as...

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Overview

The fast, easy way to build your math power

Quick Business Math

Steve Slavin's step-by-step approach offers:
* Quick ways to do all kinds of business-math problems, including basic arithmetic, algebra, percentages, and conversions
* Specific, real-life applications such as figuring discounts, calculating simple and compound interest, reading balance sheets and income statements, and preparing graphs and charts
* Frequent quizzes that help you check your progress
* A complete glossary of business-math terms

Quick Business Math is also packed with practice problems and examples drawn from real-life business situations. It's the fastest, easiest way to gain the skills you need.

Steve Slavin gives the student or entry-level businessperson a brush-up on basic math skills and explains their practical uses in the day-to-day business world. Slavin reviews such fundamentals as fast multiplication and division, converting fractions into decimals, percentages, and solving problems using simple algebra.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471116899
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/1995
  • Series: Wiley Self-Teaching Guides Series , #147
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 740,487
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

STEVE SLAVIN teaches economics and mathematics at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey. He has written several successful math guides, including All the Math You'll Ever Need, Economics: A Self-Teaching Guide, and Math for Your 1st and 2nd Grader, all available from Wiley.

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Acknowledgments
1 Basic Arithmetic 3
2 Simple Algebra 25
3 Percentages 53
4 Markup and Markdown 79
5 Trade and Cash Discounts 94
6 Taking Inventory 109
7 Simple Interest 135
8 Compound Interest and Present Value 152
9 Depreciation 168
10 The Balance Sheet 184
11 The Income Statement 200
12 Basic Statistical Measures 219
13 Basic Graphing Techniques 228
Last Word 250
Glossary 251
Index 255
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