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BUS 112
Business Mathematics


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Develops competency in common business calculations for use in financial decision-making including: percentages, trade and cash discounts, pricing, simple and compound interest, discounting, annuities, and sinking funds. Calculations performed on calculator and formulas developed for use in spreadsheet software. Recommended: MATH 40. Formerly BA 112.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Solve word problems and integrated scenarios related to common business and personal situations through a process of calculations and decision making.
  • Determine rate of percent increase/decrease.
  • Convert percentages, decimals and fractions.
  • Compute trade and cash discount.
  • Determine Cost, Selling price or Markup of merchandise to make a profit and account for loss.
  • Determine cost of borrowing using both simple and compound interest.
  • Determine proceeds of discounting notes.
  • Determine Present, Future or Sinking Fund Values of annuities.
  • Create spreadsheet formulas based on applications learned.

  • Course Topics
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Formula Development for Excel
  • Percentages
  • Trade and Cash Discounts
  • Markups and Markdowns
  • Simple Interest
  • Discount
  • Compound Interest
  • Annuities and Sinking Funds

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    BUS 112
    Spring 2014
    0293
    Krista Mahan
    BUS 112
    Winter 2014
    0290
    Krista Mahan
    BUS 112
    Fall 2013
    0299
    Francis Lyons
    BUS 112
    Fall 2013
    6050
    Jennifer DeJean
    BUS 112
    Spring 2013
    0293
    Krista Mahan


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.