Quick Business Math: A Self-Teaching Guide

Quick Business Math: A Self-Teaching Guide

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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, includingbasic arithmetic, algebra, percentages, and conversions
* Specific, real-life applications such as figuring discounts,calculating simple and compound interest, reading balance sheetsand 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 andexamples drawn from real-life business situations. It's thefastest, easiest way to gain the skills you need.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471116899
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/1995
Series: Wiley Self-Teaching Guides Series , #147
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 833,839
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.69(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

BASIC MATH REVIEW.

Basic Arithmetic.

Simple Algebra.

Percentages.

RETAILING APPLICATIONS.

Markup and Markdown.

Trade and Cash Discounts.

Taking Inventory.

GENERAL BUSINESS APPLICATIONS.

Simple Interest.

Compound Interest and Present Value.

Depreciation.

The Balance Sheet.

The Income Statement.

STATISTICS AND GRAPHING TECHNIQUES.

Basic Statistical Measures.

Basic Graphing Techniques.

Last Word.

Glossary.

Index.

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