The fully updated Fifth Edition of Business Mathematics
adopts the same successful strategy as its predecessors, emphasizing
a logical and careful approach to solving the types of problems
encountered in today's business world.
Includes coverage of key topics, including...
The modified ACRS method.
The breakeven point.
Offers revised illustrative examples and problems
Divides chapters into numbered sections with
accompanying Test Yourself problems and solutions keyed
specifically to each chapter's content.
Integrates Calculator Hints throughout the text to
illustrate effective and efficient use of the calculator.
Offers BASIC computer programs to help readers
understand the relationship between the variables in a given
NEWFeatures new Computer Spreadsheet
Exercises providing an opportunity to practice spreadsheet
mathematics in either Lotus or Excel.
NEWPresents a new section on reading stock
and bond tables, integrating practical real-world applications of
published financial information.
(NOTE: Each chapter closes with New Terms, New
Formulas and Computer Spreadsheet Exercises.)
1. Essential Mathematics.
2. Percents and Their Applications.
3. Pricing a Product.
4. Commercial Discounts.
5. Accounting Topics: Depreciation and Valuation of
6. Accounting Topics: Partnership, Profits and Payroll.
7. Borrowing Money: Interest.
8. Borrowing Money: Bank Discounts.
9. Consumer Credit.
10. Compound Interest.
12. Understanding Statistics.
Appendix A: Review of Arithmetic.
Appendix B: The Metric System.
Appendix C: Tables.
Appendix D: Answers to Odd Numbered Problems.