Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers

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Cengage Learning, Mar 14, 2008 - Business & Economics - 827 pages
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With a unique modular approach, abundant real-life business-based examples, and integrated teaching technology, CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, Fifth Edition, is designed to enable even the most uncertain students to overcome math anxiety and confidently master both key concepts and their practical applications. The text’s proven step-by-step instructional model allows instructors and students to progress together one topic at a time, without being intimidated or overwhelmed. Throughout the text, more than 2,000 exercises, including Excel spreadsheet problems, real-life business scenarios, and detailed calculator sequences, allow for immediate practice to reinforce learning and hone essential skills. A complete suite of supplemental teaching and learning technology is also available, including a MathCue CD-ROM now provided at no additional cost with each new text. This one-of-a-kind tutorial-practice and assessment software enhances student learning with an endless supply of practice problems keyed to each performance objective. MathCue also includes a comprehensive Internet-based course management system for optional instructor use.
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Robert A. Brechner is Professor Emeritus, School of Business, at Miami Dade College -- the largest multi-campus community college in the country. For the past 42 years he has taught business math, principles of business, marketing, advertising, public relations, management, and personal finance. He has been Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; International Fine Arts College, Miami; and Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He has consulted widely with industrial companies. In addition to CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS, Dr. Brechner has authored numerous other successful texts highlighting annuities, management, business math and applied math.

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