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Table of Contents, Abbreviated

 1.  Whole Numbers and Decimals
 2.  Fractions
 3.  Equations: A Guide to Finding the Unknown
 4.  Percents
 5.  Trade and Cash Discounts
 6.  Markup and Markdown
 7.  Checking Accounts
 8.  Payroll
 9.  Simple and Compound Interest
10.  Future Value and Present Value: Using Formulas
11.  Sinking Funds, Annuities, and More: Using Formulas
12.  Future Value and Present Value: Using Financial Calculators
13.  Sinking Funds, Annuities, and More: Using Financial Calculators
14.  Installment Loans and Open-End Credit
15.  Home Ownership and Mortgage Loans
16.  Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds
17.  Additional Applications Using Financial Calculators
18.  Financial Statements: How to Read and Interprete
19.  Inventory and Overhead
20.  Depreciation
21.  Taxes: Income, Sales, and Property
22.  Insurance
23.  Measurements: Real-World Applications
24.  International Business: Exchange Rates and Metrics
25.  Statistics: An Introduction

Appendix A   Step-By-Step Solutions to U-Try-It Exercises
Appendix B   Answers: Review Problems and Practice Tests
Appendix C   Calculator QuickStart
Appendix D   Day-of-the-Year Calendar
Appendix E   Excel: Solving TVM Problems
Appendix F   Formulas: Concepts in Using Compound Interest Formulas
Appendix G   Glossary
Appendix  I    Index


Table of Contents, Detail

Chapter 1 Whole Numbers and Decimals
    1.1 Reading, writing, and rounding numbers
    1.2 Working with whole numbers
    1.3 Strategy for solving word problems
    1.4 Working with decimal numbers

Chapter 2 Fractions
    2.1 Types of fractions and modifying fractions
    2.2 Working with fractions and mixed numbers
    2.3 Fraction/decimal conversions

Chapter 3 Equations: A Guide to Finding the Unknown
    3.1 Mathematical symbols and expressions
    3.2 Equations: Solving for the unknown
    3.3 Guideline for solving word problems

Chapter 4 Percents
    4.1 Percent conversions
    4.2 The percent formulas
    4.3 Increase and decrease problems

Chapter 5 Trade and Cash Discounts
    5.1 Trade discounts
    5.2 Cash discounts

Chapter 6 Markup and Markdown
    6.1 Markup
    6.2 Percent markup
    6.3 Markdown
    6.4 Breakeven analysis

Chapter 7 Checking Accounts
    7.1 Checking account balance

Chapter 8 Payroll
    8.1 Gross pay: Wages and incentive plans
    8.2 Payroll deductions for employees
    8.3 Employer taxes and settling up with the IRS

Chapter 9 Simple and Compound Interest
    9.1 Computing simple interest and maturity value
    9.2 Solving for principal, rate, and time
    9.3 Compound interest

Chapter 10 Future Value and Present Value: Using Formulas
    10.1 Time-value-of-money terminology
    10.2 Future value
    10.3 Present value

Chapter 11 Sinking Funds, Annuities, and More: Using Formulas
    11.1 Sinking funds
    11.2 Annuities
    11.3 Loan Payments
    11.4 Solving for rate (i)

Chapter 12 Future Value and Present Value: Using Financial Calculators
    12.1 Time-value-of-money terminology
    12.2 Financial calculators
    12.3 Future value
    12.4 Present value

Chapter 13 Sinking Funds, Annuities, and More: Using Financial Calculators
    13.1 Sinking funds
    13.2 Annuities
    13.3 Loan payments

Chapter 14 Installment Loans and Open-End Credit
    14.1 Cost of installment buying
    14.2 Paying off an installment loan
    14.3 Open-end credit

Chapter 15 Home Ownership and Mortgage Loans
    15.1 Home ownership and mortgage payments
    15.2 Paying off a mortgage loan and increasing equity
    15.3 Amortization with a financial calculator
    15.4 Repayment variations and loan charges

Chapter 16 Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds
    16.1 Stocks
    16.2 Bonds
    16.3 Mutual funds

Chapter 17 Additional Applications Using Financial Calculators
    17.1 Solving for interest rate paid
    17.2 Growth rates
    17.3 Solving for interest rate earned
    17.4 Cash flow problems

Chapter 18 Financial Statements: How to Read and Interpret
    18.1 Income statements
    18.2 Balance sheets
    18.3 Trend and ratio analysis

Chapter 19 Inventory and Overhead
    19.1 Inventory methods: Assigning a cost to ending inventory
    19.2 Overhead: Spreading expenses to departments

Chapter 20 Depreciation
    20.1 Depreciation for financial accounting
    20.2 Depreciation for federal income taxes (MACRS)

Chapter 21 Taxes: Income, Sales, and Property
    21.1 Federal income tax
    21.2 Sales tax
    21.3 Property tax

Chapter 22 Insurance
    22.1 Property insurance
    22.2 Life insurance

Chapter 23 Measurements: Real-World Applications
    23.1 Length, area, and volume: Applications
    23.2 Unit costs and converting measurements (U.S. to U.S.)

Chapter 24 International Business: Exchange Rates and Metrics
    24.1 Monetary exchange rates: Significance in international business
    24.2 Metric system: Significance in international business

Chapter 25 Statistics: An Introduction
    25.1 The three Ms: Mean, median, and mode
    25.2 Graphs: Presenting data so it is easy to understand
     25.3 Measures of dispersion

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