New student-friendly textbook introducing common calculations encountered regularly in both personal and business scenarios.
Specifically written for the revised NFQ Level 4 modules Business Calculations (4N2279) and Functional Mathematics (4N2138) modules, as awarded by QQI.
Chapter 1: Introduction and Background
Chapter 2: Using a Calculator
Chapter 3: Brilliant Basics: getting Numbers to Work for You
Chapter 4: A Little Algebra
Chapter 5: Bits of Fractions
Chapter 6: What's the Point in Decimals?
Chapter 7: Percentages are Everywhere
Chapter 8: A Space for Area, Volume and Capacity
Chapter 9: Work, Wages and Taxes
Chapter 10: Value Added Tax (VAT)
Chapter 11: Interesting Interest, Insurance and Depreciation
Chapter 12: Budgets for Home and Business
Chapter 13: Prices and Profit
Chapter 14: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
Chapter 15: Indices and Logs
Robert Jordan is a former accountant and auditor and currently teaches Business Studies in Roslyn Park College, Dublin. He specialises in Accounting, Bookkeeping and Enterprise, and has taught the Business Calculations module for many years.