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Quick Business Math: A Self-Teaching Guide

ISBN: 978-0-471-11689-9
272 pages
August 1995
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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, including basic arithmetic, algebra, percentages, and conversions
* Specific, real-life applications such as figuring discounts, calculating simple and compound interest, reading balance sheets and 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 and examples drawn from real-life business situations. It's the fastest, easiest way to gain the skills you need.
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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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Author Information

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.
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