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ISBN10: 1260716325 | ISBN13: 9781260716320
By Jeffrey Slater and Sharon Wittry
© 2024

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Math for Business & Finance: An Algebraic Approach provides modern examples for students to understand business mathematics and make connections with real-world applications. The course covers mathematical concepts from an algebraic approach, combined with Business applications. Every chapter is devoted to a Personal Finance theme, with topics that include Payroll and the Cost of Purchasing a Home. There is also extensive integration of scientific calculator notation, and also has the Wall Street Journal and Kiplinger news clips that have been widely popular in Jeffrey Slater's other two Business Math texts.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

CHAPTER 1: Problem Solving with Math  

CHAPTER 2: Fractions 

CHAPTER 3: Percents and Their Applications 

                      Video Case: Project Management at Six Flags, New Jersey  

CHAPTER 4: Solving for the Unknown  

CHAPTER 5: Business Statistics  

CHAPTER 6: Banking and Budgeting  

CHAPTER 7: Payroll and Income Tax  

CHAPTER 8: Sales, Excise, and Property Taxes  

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CHAPTER 9: Risk Management  

CHAPTER 10: Installment Buying and Revolving Charge Credit Cards  

CHAPTER 11: Discounts: Trade and Cash  

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CHAPTER 12: Markups and Markdowns: Perishables and Breakeven Analysis  

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CHAPTER 13: How to Read, Analyze, and Interpret Financial Reports  

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CHAPTER 14: Depreciation  

CHAPTER 15: Inventory and Overhead  

CHAPTER 16: Simple Interest  

CHAPTER 17: Promissory Notes, Simple Discount Notes, and the Discount Process  

CHAPTER 18: The Cost of Home Ownership 

CHAPTER 19: Compound Interest and Present Value  

CHAPTER 20: Annuities and Sinking Funds  

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                        Cumulative Review: A Word Problem Approach 

CHAPTER 21: Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds  

APPENDIX A: Additional Homework by Learning Unit  

APPENDIX B: Worked-Out Solutions to Extra Practice Quizzes and You Try It Problems  

APPENDIX C: Check Figures  

APPENDIX D: Calculator Basics and the Metric System  
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About the Author

Jeffrey Slater

Jeff Slater has been teaching 30 years at North Shore Community College. He has acted as a consultant for the office of personnel management in Boston and New York. Jeff tours the country giving speeches on student retention at colleges as well as national conventions.

Sharon Wittry

Sharon has been in the classroom for over 30 years and has 15 years experience as online business chair for the state of Colorado. She understands the need to provide students with around the-clock learning tools such as Smartbook and Connect. Staying current and making the content easy to understand and applicable to students' lives continues to be her focus.


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