# Ch 8: Math for Financial Analysis

Watch video lessons and learn how math is used to calculate the value of annuities or evaluate the performance of investments. The quizzes that follow each of the lessons can help you gauge your comprehension of the materials.

This Math for Financial Analysis chapter covers the mathematical calculations associated with stocks, bonds, annuities and common financial ratios. The video lessons are also designed to teach you about contribution margins, average collection periods and asset turnover. Once you have watched the lessons, you could understand how to:

• Compute net sales
• Calculate the starting and ending prices of stocks
• Calculate the current bond yield.

Video Objective
Present and Future Value: Calculating the Time Value of Money Learn the processes for computing present and future values.
How to Find the Value of an Annuity Discover the steps involved for calculating how much an annuity is worth.
How to Calculate the Present Value of an Annuity Use interest and time to make annuity computations.
Break-Even Analysis: Price and Cost Calculations Learn about variable and total cost, and discover the processes for calculating quantity. Find out how to calculate fixed costs.
Financial Ratio Calculation and Analysis Discuss debt coverage and current ratio.
Stocks: Understanding Investment Performance Understand and calculate stock EPS and stock yield by showing the paid dividends.
Preferred Stock: Understanding Investment Performance Learn about preferred and cumulative preferred stocks. Differentiate between common stock dividends and preferred dividends.
Bonds: Understanding Investment Performance Learn about the types and terms of bonds, including those with deep discount prices.

8 Lessons in Chapter 8: Math for Financial Analysis
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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