## Our Principles

Students master everyday math concepts needed to succeed in business and life. From budgeting to taxes, students apply critical thinking skills and learn to solve real-life problems. Practical business math program that is ideal for students enrolled in a CTE program or seeking an alternative to Calculus.

## Program Details

Modern Business Math breaks down fundamental math concepts and applies them to real-life personal and business decisions that students can apply immediately in their personal or entrepreneurial pursuits. Chapters feature current events from the Wall Street Journal and Kiplinger, and real-world practice problems. “My Money” exercises allow students to apply the concept they have just learned to a personal situation, such as calculating the monthly payment for a new car loan. Modern Business Math is a great alternative for students not pursuing a major or career requiring calculus.

“My Money” segment brings mathematical concepts to life by showing students how to use what they have learned to understand complicated topics, like payroll deductions.

Critical thinking discussion questions help students think about the bigger picture and apply math concepts learned in the chapter in a creative, thought-provoking, and realistic setting.

Money Tips provide tips students can use in their everyday personal decisions to improve their financial position.

Builds student knowledge and confidence with relevant, real-world problems and blueprints that simplify complex calculations into step-by-step instructions.

Excel templates help students understand how managers use Excel to solve problems and inform business decisions.

Comprehensive Chapter Review summarizes key concepts and calculation steps together for quick reference and recall.

Hundreds of soft skills practice questions.

Digital teaching guide features presentation materials, discussion prompts, pre-made assessments, question banks, and project-based learning 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 Break-even 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

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