Business Math Course

The Business Math course is ACE recommended for college credit transfer!

ACE Credit Recommendation Reference Number: CFTA-0018 (CFT Course Code: A236)

Course Description and Audience:

This course provides a comprehensive coverage of personal and business related math topics.  After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:  understand how ratios, payments, interest, etc. are calculated; understand how gross and net pay are calculated; understand the different types of banking accounts and how business math applies to them; calculate loan payments and interest; understand the cost of credit; calculate mortgage payments, including insurance costs; calculate life insurance premiums; estimate technology costs; and understand employee recruitment expenses, including  the cost of part-time vs. full-time employees.

The Business Math textbook chapter topics include:

  • Whole Numbers: How to Dissect and Solve Word Problems
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Banking Equations
  • Solving for the Unknown: A How-To Approach for Solving Equations
  • Percents and Their Applications
  • Discounts: Trade and Cash
  • Markups and Markdowns
  • Calculating Various Types of Employees’ Gross Pay
  • Simple Interest
  • Promissory Notes, Simple Discount Notes, and the Discount Process
  • Compound Interest and Present Value

Audience:  Anyone wishing to sharpen their business math skills

Diploma and Certificate Applications:

eBook access included in tuition

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Marta Carey
Marta Carey

Marta started her banking career in 1990 as a teller and worked her way up to Employment Officer, in charge of bank-wide training and hiring. In 1994 Marta began volunteering for her local Center for... read more.

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