# Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers, 7th Brief Edition

• Length: 512 pages
• Edition: 7
• Publisher:
• Publication Date: 2014-01-01
• ISBN-10: 1285448596
• ISBN-13: 9781285448596
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Description

Now even the most uncertain students can overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner’s CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS. This unique modular approach invites students into a successful, interactive learning experience with numerous real-world business examples and integrated teaching technology. Refined and enhanced over seven editions, this text continues to incorporate a proven step-by-step instructional model that allows students to progress one topic at a time without being intimidated or overwhelmed. This new edition offers a fresh, reader-friendly design with a wealth of revised and engaging learning features that connect the latest business news to chapter topics and provide helpful personal money tips. Students immediately practice concepts to reinforce learning and hone essential skills with this edition’s more than 2,000 new, revised, and proven exercises. To further model solution strategies, Jump Start problems introduce each new topic in the section exercise sets and provide a worked-out solution to help students get started. A complete suite of supplemental teaching and learning technology offers the CengageNOW course management system integrated with the exceptional MathCue™ software. MathCue™ now offers more than 15,000 homework and test questions with complete step-by-step solutions for each problem to provide targeted help and remediation for students. As a result, each assignment provides both assessment and learning. CengageNOW with MathCue™ works with this engaging new edition of CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS to give students the support and confidence they need for success in business math today.

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers
Chapter 2: Fractions
Chapter 3: Decimals
Chapter 4: Checking Accounts
Chapter 5: Using Equations to Solve Business Problems
Chapter 6: Percents and Their Applications in Business
Chapter 7: Invoices, Trade Discounts, and Cash Discounts
Chapter 8: Markup and Markdown
Chapter 9: Payroll
Chapter 10: Simple Interest and Promissory Notes
Chapter 11: Compound Interest and Present Value
Chapter 12: Annuities
Chapter 13: Consumer and Business Credit
Chapter 14: Mortgages
Appendix A: Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises