Business Math: Skills Development & Training
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 Available Lessons: 74
 Average Lesson Length: 8 min

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Course Summary
Further develop business math skills by reviewing videos in this course. Increase your understanding of percents, interest calculations, graphs and business statistics to assume greater responsibilities in your current position or to advance your career.to start this course today
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About This Course
Refreshing your math skills to advance your career is easy with our video lessons and quizzes. Our instructors teach you the basics of business math through short, easily digestible videos that take about 510 minutes to watch. See reallife applications for math formulas, learn to use your math skills to analyze finances or just get a refresher on calculating averages and expected value. The course features practice lessons, so you can try doing calculations on your own, as well as see plenty of examples and stepbystep instructions to make sure you understand business math concepts. In this course, you'll learn about:
 Graphs of inequalities and basic functions
 Probability and statistics for business
 Decimals and percents
 Quadratic equations
 Salvage values and depreciation
 Calculating interest
 Annual rates, markups and markdowns
How It Works
This course offers a convenient approach to learning essential business math skills. You can watch lessons on any device, including on the go with your smartphone. Watch all of these quick and concise videos or just pick out certain lessons on topics you want to know more about, like exchange rates and currency conversions or payroll calculations. The professional instructors who teach these lessons can answer any question you have about partialyear depreciation, standard deviation, unit conversions and more. To get started, simply:
 Pick a lesson, like Methods of Depreciation, and play the video
 Follow along with the transcript or refer back to it for key business math terms
 Gauge your understanding of annuity values, deferred payments and simultaneous linear equations with the lesson quizzes
 Hit the next lesson button to progress through the course
 Take chapter exams that test you on business statistics, installment purchases and bar graphs
 Close out your study of business math by taking the final exam
 Earn a certificate of completion to add to your resume or show your employer after you pass all the lesson quizzes
How It Helps
Apply your new business math skills to your current job by creating financial reports and making presentations in business meetings or talk up your math abilities in your next job interview. Acquiring a strong foundation in business math makes you a versatile player with your current company and can enhance your skill set if you plan to seek advancement opportunities.
Skills Covered
Chapter  Topics & Objectives 

Number Sense  Calculate fractions and decimals, review common unit conversions and describe the order of operations. Review how to read bar graphs, line graphs and pie charts. 
Linear Equations and Inequalities  Learn the steps to write and solve linear equations. Study inequalities and find out how to extrapolate values and interpolate data using line graphs. 
Graphing and Evaluating Equations and Functions  Refresh your knowledge of undefined slope, zero slope and graphs for 1 and 2variable inequalities. Use the midpoint and distance formulas and graph functions. 
Quadratic Equations and Functions  Solve quadratic equations using factoring and the quadratic formula. Learn to use FOIL in reverse and practice completing the square. 
Probability and Statistics for Business  Examine methods for calculating mean, median and range then determine the probability of different events. Calculate expected value and weighted averages and learn about percentiles. 
Depreciation & Salvage Values  Get an overview of different depreciation methods, explain partialyear and accelerated depreciation and learn to report depreciation on the balance sheet. 
Interest & Purchases  Identify basic credit terms and find out how installment purchases work. See calculations for effective annual rate, percentage increases and promissory notes. 
Math for Financial Analysis  Learn to calculate and use present and future value, value of an annuity, pricing cost, stock yields and bond yields. Evaluate common financial ratios. 
Business Math Applications  Review methods for calculating payroll cost, property taxes and exchange rates. Find out how to use the exchange rate to convert currency. 
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