For shorter courses in business math or the mathematics of business.
This concise text teaches business math with a strong focus on current issues, real companies, and realistic business scenarios. It places essential business math concepts in context, teaching through highly relevant examples. Each chapter begins with an actual company case study that is carried through with examples and exercises. Two realistic cases conclude each chapter, helping students integrate key concepts with real business math challenges. Data and graphs are incorporated throughout. New coverage in this edition includes: the global financial crisis and globalization; personal debt and savings; and inventory tracking. More examples are provided, and this edition has been edited for greater clarity and simplicity.
Table of Contents
1. Whole Numbers and Decimals
2. Fractions and Mixed Numbers
4. Equations and Formulas
5. Bank Services
7. Mathematics of Buying
8. Mathematics of Selling
9. Simple Interest
10. Compound Interest and Inflation
11. Annuities, Stocks, and Bonds
12. Business and Consumer Loans
13. Taxes and Insurance
Appendix A. The Metric System
Appendix B. Basic Scientific Calculators
Appendix C. Financial Calculators
Answers to Selected Exercises
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Business Mathematics Brief, CourseSmart eTextbook, 12th Edition
Format: Safari Book
$73.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-216314-9