Practical Business Math Procedures

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9780072360493: Practical Business Math Procedures

This text is known for the completeness of its content, superior organization, unique pedagogy, and a supplements package that is second to none. Carefully written and developed to provide both procedural details in a step-by-step format, and appropriate motivation via Wall Street Journal and Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine articles, colorful format, photos, and scrapbook projects. This edition continues the “24-HOUR STUDENT HOTLINE” that has received over 20,000 student calls. Slater is the leading seller in this market.

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Designed for introductory business maths courses, this text provides both procedural details and illustrations from the "Wall Street Journal" and "Kiplinger Magazine" articles.

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Internet activities and text web site, affords students the opportunity to explore the world wide web which is becoming more popular in this course area.
Additional word problems written to motivate students with material from actual newspapers and magazines. Half the Challenge Problems are new. As a result students are better able to apply business math procedures through a real-world approach.
'You and Your Money' tip included in the chapter openers, this feature personalizes business math topics and allows students to apply topics they've learned to their personal finances.
New Summary Practice Test written for each chapter, this feature helps to reinforce what the student has learned.
75 new Wall Street Journal clips and 22 new Kiplinger articles incorporate more currency and real world material to this text.
Treasury Bill and Payroll chapters updated for currency.
New Data coverage includes; New Fair Credit and Charge Card Disclosure Act of 1997, New information on debit cards, Stock market change to decimals for year 2000,this information keeps students up-to-date on the most current trends and policies.
Statistics chapter now exposes student to more statistical coverage adding an optional unit on Measures of Dispersion.
New Windows-based tutorial software that is more user-friendly.
Clear, colorful explanations supported by detailed step-by-step examples.
Complete coverage at the appropriate level.
Student-oriented pedagogical tools such as the Blueprint Aid for Solving Word Problems, color coding, Chapter Organizer, Scrapbook, etc.
Flexible format providing 'Practice Quizzes' for immediate student feedback, a large end-of-chapter problem section including Challenge Problems, and Homework Assignments by Learning Unit at the end of the book for instructors wishing to have students do and turn in assignments based on each learning unit.
Toll-Free 24-Hour Hotline for students. Over the phone they can receive step-by-step instructions to every Summary Practice Test in the text via a recorded message from Jeff Slater.
Critical Thinking Discussion Questions designed to get student to think about the "why's" of business math.
An article from Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine can be found in every chapter. Each article presents a business math issue for students to debate and solve. This is an excellent tool that develops students' critical thinking, group activities, and writing skills.
The Business Math Scrapbook at the end of each chapter pulls the chapter material together and allows the student to apply the chapter theory to real-life business situations with a project using a Wall Street Journal clipping or Internet resource.
Excel spreadsheet problems identified in the text allow students to run data using this popular business tool.
The Business Math Handbook & Study Guide contains all tables found in the text and a built-in study guide that provides programmed learning worksheets. These worksheets review each chapter's vocabulary, theory and math applications, plus a set of 10 word problem practice quizzes. Packaged free with each text.
Quisic Online Course - provides all the necessary online tools necessary to deliver a full online course. The course was developed in alliance Quisic a premier online publisher since 1996.

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Slater, Jeffrey
Published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill (2000)
ISBN 10: 0072360496 ISBN 13: 9780072360493
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072360496

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