Essential Math for Accounting: Part II 5
The Weighted Average
OVERVIEW 90
ASSIGN WEIGHTS TO ITEM VALUES 91
HOW TO CALCULATE THE WEIGHTED AVERAGE 92
   
Continuation of Basic Algebra Review
INTRODUCTION 97
   
Essential Terminology
SUMMARY 98
EXPRESSION 98
TERM 98
FACTOR 100
EQUATION 101
EVALUATE 101
SIMPLIFY 102
SOLVE 103
CHECK 103
   
Equations With a Variable On Only One Side
OVERVIEW OF PROCEDURES 104
STEP #1: USE THE DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY 104
STEP #2: FURTHER SIMPLIFY BY COMBINING LIKE TERMS 109
STEP #3: USE THE ADDITION/SUBTRACTION PROPERTY 112
STEP #4: USE THE MULTIPLICATION/DIVISION PROPERTY 116
MULTIPLICATION/DIVISION: VARIABLE IN THE DENOMINATOR 121
STEP #5: CHECK THE SOLUTION 122
REVIEW OF ALL THE STEPS 122

 

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