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Mathematics for Business Careers (5th Edition)

Mathematics for Business Careers (5th Edition)
Author: Jack Cain - Robert A. Carman Emeritus
ISBN 13: 9780130197498
ISBN 10: 130197491
Edition: 5
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2000-08-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 798
List Price: $238.80

Designed as a true teaching text, this book guides readers through clear, detailed explanations of the principles and practices of business mathematics. The Fifth Edition has been updated and improved to reflect the latest tools and techniques and to help users actively participate in their learning.

Text covers whole numbers, fractions, decimal numbers, percent, bank records, payroll, insurance, financial statement analysis, the mathematics of buying and selling, simple interest, bank discount loans, using installment loans, using compound interest and present value, investments, real estate mathematics, inventory and overhead, depreciation, taxes and statistics and graphs.

For business, real estate and other professionals requiring a review of principles and practices of business math at the arithmetic level.


A text featuring a conversational writing style, an easy-to-follow format, step-by-step outlines of business math techniques, application problems, worked examples, and self-tests with selected answers. Coverage proceeds from whole numbers to statistics and graphs. Can be used as a text in traditional lecture-oriented courses, in self-paced instruction, in a learning lab situation, and for independent study. New to this fourth edition are revised applications, calculator examples designed for business calculators, and earlier presentation of basic percent calculations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.