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BUS 101 Business Mathematics
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: A review of arithmetical fundamentals, fractions, decimals, and percentages as applied in cash and trade discounts, business statements, commissions, depreciation, interest, negotiable instruments, and payroll problems. Prerequisites: MAT082 or higher. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: MAT082 or higher; RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Apply math concepts to solve business problems by correctly adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents for a given set of problems based on business applications. (CSLO-2)
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate the skills needed to reconcile a bank account. (CSLO-1)
3. (Application Level) Calculate and apply mark ups and mark downs to products and compute break-even analysis. (CSLO-4)
4. (Application Level) Compute appropriate cash and trade discounts and agent commissions based on a sales or purchase invoice. (CSLO-4)
5. (Application Level) Determine gross pay, deductions, and net pay for various employees including pay based on hourly rates, salaries, and commissions. (CSLO-3)
6. (Application) Determine and apply appropriate statistical concepts to business transactions and data sets. (CSLO-4)
7. (Evaluation Level) Calculate and apply financial concepts to appropriate annuities and sinking funds using present and future values. (CSLO-3)
8. (Evaluation Level) Compute and compare simple and compound interest rates on business, consumer loans, credit cards, mortgages, and installment purchases. (CSLO-2)
9. (Synthesis Level) Calculate interest, due dates, and proceeds for simple interest and discount promissory notes. (CSLO-2)
10. (Synthesis Level) Determine the tax base for a piece of real estate and compute the property tax when given the rules for computing. (CSLO-1)
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