Practical Business Math: Applications Approach

Practical Business Math: Applications Approach

by Michael Tuttle

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ISBN-13: 9780130264862
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 05/28/2000
Pages: 608

Table of Contents

To the Instructor ix
To the Student xiii
Working with Whole Numbers
1(20)
Objectives
1(1)
Sport-A-Merica
1(1)
Reading and Writing Whole Numbers
2(2)
Rounding Off
4(1)
Rounding Rules
4(1)
Addition
5(2)
Horizontal Addition
6(1)
Subtraction
7(1)
Checking Addition Answers by Subtraction
7(1)
Checking Subtraction Answers by Addition
7(1)
Multiplication
8(2)
Multiplying by 10, 100, 1,000, etc.
9(1)
Division
10(3)
Long Division
11(1)
Dividing by 10, 100, 1,000, etc.
11(1)
Checking Answers
12(1)
Assignment
13(6)
Mastery Test
19(2)
Working with Fractions
21(24)
Objectives
21(1)
Sport-A-Merica
21(1)
Description and Types
22(1)
Interchanging Fraction Types
23(1)
Reducing Fractions
24(1)
Trial-and-Error Approach
24(1)
Addition and Subtraction
25(5)
Common Denominator
25(1)
Product Approach
25(3)
Mixed Numbers
28(2)
Multiplication and Division
30(4)
Common Fractions
30(2)
Division
32(1)
Mixed Numbers
33(1)
Increases and Decreases
34(1)
Ratios
34(3)
Assignment
37(6)
Mastery Test
43(2)
Working with Decimal Numbers
45(18)
Objectives
45(1)
Sport-A-Merica
45(1)
Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers
46(2)
Rounding Off
48(1)
Addition
49(2)
Subtraction
51(1)
Multiplication
51(1)
Division
52(1)
Changing Fractions to Decimal Numbers
53(2)
Assignment
55(6)
Mastery Test
61(2)
Banking Records
63(20)
Objectives
63(1)
Sport-A-Merica
63(1)
Deposits and Payments
64(2)
Types of Endorsements
66(1)
Reconciliation of a Bank Statement
67(4)
Assignment
71(10)
Mastery Test
81(2)
Payroll
83(24)
Objectives
83(1)
Sport-A-Merica
83(1)
Determining Gross Earnings
84(6)
Overtime
85(3)
Commission Formula
88(2)
Determining Net Pay
90(5)
Mandatory Deductions
90(1)
Federal Income Tax
90(2)
Social Security Tax
92(1)
Medicare Tax
92(1)
State and Local Income Taxes
93(1)
Voluntary Deductions
93(2)
Employer's Payroll Taxes
95(2)
Assignment
97(8)
Mastery Test
105(2)
Business Measurements
107(20)
Objectives
107(1)
Sport-A-Merica
107(1)
Linear Measure
108(2)
Surface Measure
110(1)
Volume Measure
111(1)
The Metric System
112(3)
Factors
113(2)
Exchange Rates
115(4)
Assignment
119(6)
Mastery Test
125(2)
Percent
127(16)
Objectives
127(1)
Sport-A-Merica
127(1)
What Percent Means
128(2)
Percent to a Fraction
128(1)
Percent to a Decimal
128(1)
Decimal to a Fraction
128(1)
Decimal to a Percent
128(1)
Fractional Percent
129(1)
Percent Problems
130(1)
The Formulas
130(1)
The Model
130(1)
Solving for the Unknown
131(2)
Four-Step Process
133(1)
Increases and Decreases
134(3)
Assignment
137(4)
Mastery Test
141(2)
Insurance
143(18)
Objectives
143(1)
Sport-A-Merica
143(1)
Property Insurance
144(2)
Fire Insurance
144(2)
Life Insurance
146(4)
Term Life
146(1)
Straight Life
146(1)
Cash Surrender Value
146(1)
Limited Pay Life
147(1)
Endowment Life
147(2)
Universal Life
149(1)
Variable Life
149(1)
Workers' Compensation Insurance
150(3)
Assignment
153(6)
Mastery Test
159(2)
Simple Interest
161(18)
Objectives
161(1)
Sport-A-Merica
161(1)
What Interest Means
162(1)
The Calendar
162(4)
The Formula: I = P x R x T
166(2)
Other Interest Problems
168(3)
Computing Principal
168(1)
Computing Rate
169(1)
Computing Time
169(2)
Assignment
171(6)
Mastery Test
177(2)
Promissory Notes
179(16)
Objectives
179(1)
Sport-A-Merica
179(1)
Legal Environment
180(1)
Discounting
181(6)
Computing Discount
181(1)
Computing Proceeds
181(6)
Assignment
187(6)
Mastery Test
193(2)
Installment Loans
195(22)
Objectives
195(1)
Sport-A-Merica
195(1)
Credit Purchases
196(2)
Determining the Payment Amount
198(3)
Estimating the Total Interest on an Installment Contract
198(1)
Use of Payment Tables
199(2)
Computing the Principal Balance
201(1)
Home Mortgages
201(3)
Maximum Monthly Cost
202(1)
Advantages
202(1)
Buying
202(1)
Renting
202(1)
Effect of Interest Rate Difference
202(1)
Effect of Term Difference
203(1)
Fixed Rate
203(1)
Variable Rate
203(1)
Fixed Payment Amount
203(1)
Variable Payment Amount
203(1)
Baloon Payment
203(1)
Home Equity Loan
204(1)
Points
204(1)
Closing Costs
204(1)
Escrow Account
204(1)
Early Payoff Penalties
205(1)
Rule of 78s
206(1)
Computer Applications
207(2)
Assignment
209(6)
Mastery Test
215(2)
Consumer Credit
217(18)
Objectives
217(1)
Sport-A-Merica
217(1)
Credit Cards
218(2)
Store Card
218(1)
Gasoline Card
218(1)
Bank Card
218(1)
Travel or Entertainment Card
218(2)
Annual Percentage Rate (APR)
220(4)
Credit Card Deposits
224(3)
Assignment
227(6)
Mastery Test
233(2)
Compound Interest and Present Value
235(28)
Objectives
235(1)
Sport-A-Merica
235(1)
Compound Interest
236(4)
Savings Accounts
237(1)
Use of Tables
237(3)
Present Value
240(4)
Annuities
244(6)
Ordinary Annuity
244(1)
Growth of an Annuity
245(1)
Annuity Due
246(4)
Sinking Funds
250(5)
Assignment
255(6)
Mastery Test
261(2)
Discounts
263(22)
Objectives
263(1)
Sport-A-Merica
263(1)
Trade Discounts
264(1)
Finding the Selling Price
264(1)
Direct Method
265(1)
Cash Discounts
266(4)
Finding the Net Price
267(2)
End of Month (E.O.M.)
269(1)
Receipt of Goods (R.O.G.)
270(1)
Combination of Cash and Trade Discounts
270(1)
Transportation Charges
271(6)
F.O.B.
272(1)
F.O.B. Destination
272(1)
F.O.B. Shipping Point
272(2)
C.O.D.
274(3)
Assignment
277(6)
Mastery Test
283(2)
Markup
285(18)
Objectives
285(1)
Sport-A-Merica
285(1)
Markup on Cost
286(1)
Markup on Sales
287(1)
Finding Cost, Sales, Markup, or Markdown
288(3)
Markdown or Loss
290(1)
Conversion of Markup Rate
291(1)
Catalog Pricing
292(3)
Additional Trade Discounts
293(2)
Assignment
295(6)
Mastery Test
301(2)
Inventory and Turnover
303(20)
Objectives
303(1)
Sport-A-Merica
303(1)
Inventory Methods
304(1)
Inventory Valuation
305(8)
L.I.F.O.
305(3)
F.I.F.O.
308(2)
Average Cost
310(2)
Retail Inventory Estimating Method
312(1)
Specific Identification Method
313(1)
Turnover
313(2)
Assignment
315(6)
Mastery Test
321(2)
Depreciation
323(24)
Objectives
323(1)
Sport-A-Merica
323(1)
Straight-Line Method
324(3)
Depreciation Schedule
326(1)
Units-of-Production Method
327(1)
Sum-of-Years'-Digits (S.O.Y.D.) Method
328(3)
Declining-Balance Method
331(1)
Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (M.A.C.R.S) Method
332(2)
Property Categories
332(2)
Depletion
334(1)
Partial Year
335(4)
Assignment
339(6)
Mastery Test
345(2)
Appendix A Calculator Selection and Operation 347(2)
Selection
347(1)
Operation
347(1)
Memory
348(1)
Appendix B Math Shortcuts 349(4)
Interest-Time Shortcuts
349(1)
Aliquot Parts
350(3)
Appendix C Math of Computers 353(2)
Appendix D Employment Math Test 355(4)
Arithmetic Progression
355(1)
A Sample Employment Math Test
356(3)
Appendix E Reading Market Quotations 359(2)
Glossary 361(6)
Answers to the Student Edition 367(8)
Index 375(4)
Record of Performance on Mastery Tests 379

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