For courses in business mathematics at the freshman/sophomore levels, including courses where instructors demand somewhat more rigor than competitive texts permit.
Mathematics for Business provides solid, practical, up-to-date coverage of the mathematical techniques students must master to succeed in business today. This Ninth Edition takes a more integrated, holistic approach, and places far greater emphasis on analysis. Business statistics coverage has been moved towards the front, where students are taught to read and interpret graphs and tables; these skills are repeatedly reinforced throughout. Scores of new examples include visual Stop & Think sections that help students understand current events. This text includes algebra where needed to impart real understanding, and covers crucial topics other books ignore, including reading financial statements.
Table of Contents
1. Problem Solving and Operations with Fractions
2. Equations and Formulas
4. Business Statistics
PART II. BASIC BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
5. Banking Services
8. Risk Management
PART III. MATHEMATICS OF RETAILING
9. Mathematics of Buying
11. Markdown and Inventory Control
PART IV. MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE
12. Simple Interest
13. Notes and Bank Discount
14. Compound Interest
15. Annuities and Sinking Funds
16. Business and Consumer Loans
PART V. ACCOUNTING AND OTHER APPLICATIONS
18. Financial Statements and Ratios
19. Securities and Distribution of Profit and Overhead
Appendix A: Calculator Basics
Appendix B: The Metric System
Appendix C: Powers of e
Appendix D: Interest Tables
Answers to Selected Exercises
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Mathematics for Business, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition
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