The Business Math course is designed to introduce students to helpful tools that will enable them to perform quick, easy, and accurate basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. They will also learn to round numbers, calculate percentages, fractions, and decimals, as well as calculate interest, payments on loans, net present values, and returns on investments. Finally, students will compare leasing and purchasing options, look at break-even points, explore statistical terminology, and calculate and display various statistics.
Course manual provided for on-going reference. Upon completion of the course, there is a final exam. Participants who achieve 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.
Lesson 1: Helpful Tools; Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division
Lesson 2: Percentages; Fractions; Decimals; Business Math Applications
Lesson 3: Interest; Simple Interest; Compound Interest; Loans
Lesson 4: Mortgage and Investment Terminology; Calculating Mortgage Information, Calculating Investment Information
Lesson 5: Leasing; Break-Even Points
Lesson 6: Basic Statistical Terminology; Generating Basic Statistics; Displaying Statistical Data