Prentice-Hall, 1974 - Business & Economics - 418 pages

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Contents

 Introduction 1 Accuracy 2 Proper Procedures 3 How to Study This Book 6 Survey Test of Fundamentals 7 26 8 Addition of Whole Numbers 1 13 Horizontal AdditionRecords of Sales 14
 Savings 139 10 145 The Bank Statement 153 11 160 Credit Unions and Consumer Finance Companies 1 166 Automobile Ownership 179 Automobile Insurance 186 Buying Real Estate 193

 Subtraction of Whole Numbers 1 17 Making Change 19 Extending a Balance 22 Multiplication of Whole Numbers 24 Shortcuts in Multiplication 26 Extensions 28 Division of Whole Numbers 31 Multiplying and Dividing by the Factor Method 33 Common Fractions 41 Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numerals 44 Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numerals 47 Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numerals 48 Division of Fractions and Mixed Numerals 51 Decimal Fractions 55 Aliquot Parts Changing Fractions to Decimals 56 Rounding Decimals 58 Addition of Decimals 59 Subtraction of Decimals 63 Division of Decimals 69 Percentage 77 Finding a Number When a Certain Percent of It 83 Denominate Numbers 91 Subtraction of Denominate Numbers 97 Ratio and Proportion 107 Interest 117 The 6 60Day Method of Calculating Interest 123 Computing Interest by the 60Day Method at Rates 127
 The Cost of Owning a Home 202 Maintaining a Home 209 The Cost of Wallpaper 216 Fire Insurance 223 16 230 Health Insurance 237 Term Insurance 243 Taxes 251 Other Taxes 259 Medicare 2 72 273 Profit and Loss 279 Averaging Margins and Markups 285 Estimating Inventories 291 Payrolls 297 Paying Employees by Check or Cash 303 Trade Discounts and Cash Discount 311 Cash Discount 318 Discounting Interestbearing Notes 334 Division of Profits or Losses According to Initial 341 Division of Partnership Profits by Allowing a Salary 348 Buying and Selling Stocks 355 25 362 The SumoftheYearsDigits Method of Computing 368 Graphs 373 28 390 Index 414 Copyright