Essential Math for Accounting: Part I 3
   
Percent
OVERVIEW OF PERCENT 73
CONVERTING NUMBERS TO AND FROM PERCENT 74
ROUNDING PERCENT 77
ADDITION, SUBTRACTION, MULTIPLICATION, AND DIVISION 77
USING PERCENT TO SOLVE PROBLEMS 78
THREE BASIC TYPES OF PERCENT CALCULATION 78
EXAMPLES OF EACH TYPE OF CALCULATION 82
PERCENT CALCULATIONS FOR SHOWING CHANGES 84
HOW TO FIND A BASE OR PORTION WHEN THEY ARE COMBINED 87
COMPARISON WITH DIFFERENT BASES 89
     
Positive and Negative Numbers
OPPOSITES 97
IDENTIFYING OPPOSITES 97
MEASURING OPPOSITES 101
ABSOLUTE VALUE 101
ADDITION OF SIGNED NUMBERS 102
SUBTRACTION OF SIGNED NUMBERS 107
MULTIPLICATION OF SIGNED NUMBERS 112
DIVISION OF SIGNED NUMBERS 113
MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSIONS 115
EXPONENTS 117
EVALUATING EXPRESSIONS 119
   
Introduction to Algebra and Equations
OVERVIEW 123
EQUATIONS 125
TERMS OF AN EQUATION 125
SOLVING EQUATIONS—OVERVIEW 127
SOLUTION PROCEDURES 129
SIMPLIFYING TERMS 129
ADDING AND SUBTRACTING TERMS 133

 

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