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Practical Business Math Procedures
Practical Business Math Procedures

Practical Business Math Procedures, 14th Edition

ISBN10: 1264098383 | ISBN13: 9781264098385
By Jeffrey Slater and Sharon Wittry
© 2023

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The Fourteenth Edition of Practical Business Math Procedures provides students with an engaging and personalized way to learn, leading to success in the classroom and beyond. Respected authors Jeffrey Slater and Sharon Wittry incorporate examples from The Wall Street Journal and Kiplinger throughout the entirety of the text to reinforce real-world application of business math. Every chapter concludes with the "My Money" exercises, which encourage students to apply the chapter material to their personal finances while utilizing the Internet’s many resources.

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CHAPTER 1: Whole Numbers: How to Dissect and Solve Word Problems  
CHAPTER 2: Fractions 
CHAPTER 3: Decimals 
CHAPTER 4: Banking 
CHAPTER 5: Solving for the Unknown: A How-to Approach for Solving Equations 
CHAPTER 6: Percents and Their Applications 
CHAPTER 7: Discounts: Trade and Cash 
CHAPTER 8: Markups and Markdowns: Perishables and Breakeven Analysis 
CHAPTER 9: Payroll 
CHAPTER 10: Simple Interest 
CHAPTER 11: Promissory Notes, Simple Discount Notes, and the Discount Process 
CHAPTER 12: Compound Interest and Present Value 
CHAPTER 13: Annuities and Sinking Funds 
CHAPTER 14: Installment Buying 
CHAPTER 15: The Cost of Home Ownership 
CHAPTER 16: How to Read, Analyze, and Interpret Financial Reports 
CHAPTER 17: Depreciation 
CHAPTER 18: Inventory and Overhead 
CHAPTER 19: Sales, Excise, and Property Taxes 
CHAPTER 20: Life, Fire, and Auto Insurance 
CHAPTER 21: Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds 
CHAPTER 22: Business Statistics 
APPENDIX A: Additional Homework by Learning Unit  
APPENDIX B: Check Figures 
APPENDIX C: 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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