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Course Description

Mathematics - MATH 101

Business Mathematics

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course offers a review of fundamentals of arithmetic along with coverage of percentage, simple and compound interest, taxes, insurance, bonds and their applications to business practice.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • MATH 45 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or a minimum score of 16 ACT-Math, 22 SAT-Math, 60 CPT-Arithmetic or 240 NGA-Arithmetic.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Calculate basic arithmetic problems with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents and ratios.
  • Solve algebraic equations and word problems.
  • Use key terminology related to business mathematics.
  • Balance a checking account.
  • Compute gross pay, employee deductions and employer contributions.
  • Solve problems involving simple and compound interest, promissory notes and present value.
  • Calculate maturity dates, values and time periods related to loans.
  • Calculate various types of discounts on invoices.
  • Compute markup and markdown on items.
  • Calculate present or future value of an annuity.
  • Calculate amount of a sinking fund and amortization payment.
  • Calculate payments and costs associated with both open- and closed- end credit.
  • Determine the most cost effective mortgage based on the payment details and costs.
  • Calculate depreciation using standard methods.
  • Solve problems involving life, property and motor vehicle insurances.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2020

 101112428Business MathOnline3McCoy M9/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2020

 101112426Business MathOnline3Jankoviak Anderson K14/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112427Business MathOnline3McCoy M9/31/0Open$12.00 
 101113109Business Math 3Weyand G6/24/0Open$12.00M W  02:30 PM-03:50 PM LA230
 101113137Business Math 3Wiedenfeld J19/31/0Open$12.00M W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM BTC170
 101113139Business Math 3Halaberda S0/28/0Closed$12.00T R  10:30 AM-11:50 AM LA110

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