The challenges facing today’s corporations – advanced technology, deregulation and global competition – require confidence in computation and a good understanding of what numbers mean.
This course provides students with an understanding and working knowledge of the mathematical computations connected with business activities. It is a prerequisite to algebra and trigonometry. The course begins with a review of basic mathematical concepts which are applied to business operations such as purchasing, pricing and payroll. Broader mathematical operations covered include: Simple and Compound Interest; Annuities; Business and Consumer Loans; Inventory; Depreciation; Taxes, Insurance and Investments; and Financial Statements.