Business and consumer arithmetic

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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
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