Mathematics of Accounting Author:Arthur B. Curtis, John H. Cooper Mathematics of Accounting, Fourth Edition — From the end flaps: — Long an indispensable title in the practicing or prospective accountant's library, Mathematics of Accounting, Fourth Edition, is a revised, expanded reference certain to prove even more helpful than its predecessors. It presents the essentials elements of a broad... more » variety of accounting problems & provides the basic mathematical background the user needs to solve these problems. For complete convenience, data pertinent to both Canadian & U.S. practices is included.
The authors have generally broadened the basic mathematical content in this edition & considerably expanded their treatment of installment buying, simple & compound interest, & annuities. They present formulas which make problem-solving in these areas a direct process of formula-substitution & include many new problems & worked-out solutions to provide practice in these procedures.
The authors have also added material on contracted multiplication & division; installment plans & personal loans; equal monthly installments plan formula; & equal monthly installments plus an odd final payment plan formula. They have extended the chapters on Logarithms; Graphs & Index Numbers; Compound Interest; & Ordinary Annuities & included new problem material on these topics.
In addition to problems & worked-out solutions by chapter, there are charts, graphs, & tables throughout, plus an appendix of Practical Business Measurements, Tables of Weights, Measures & Values, & similar useful reference material.« less