Business Math

This course introduces students to helpful tools that will enable them to perform quick, and accurate basic math functions.

myAOLCC Hub (Online)
22 Hours
What you'll learn
  • Helpful Tools
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Percentages
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Business Math Applications
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Loans
  • Mortgage and Investment Terminology
  • Calculating Mortgage Information, Calculating Investment Information
  • Leasing; Break-Even Points
  • Basic Statistical Terminology
  • Generating Basic Statistics
  • Displaying Statistical Data

Course Introduction

The Business Math course is designed to introduce students to helpful tools that will enable them to perform quick, easy, and accurate basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

They will also learn to round numbers, calculate percentages, fractions, and decimals, as well as calculate interest, payments on loans, net present values, and returns on investments.

Finally, students will compare leasing and purchasing options, look at break-even points, explore statistical terminology, and calculate and display various statistics.

Course Prerequisites


Course Outline

Business Math

Lesson 1:

Helpful Tools; Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division

Lesson 2:

Percentages; Fractions; Decimals; Business Math Applications

Lesson 3:

Interest; Simple Interest; Compound Interest; Loans

Lesson 4:

Mortgage and Investment Terminology; Calculating Mortgage Information, Calculating Investment Information

Lesson 5:

Leasing; Break-Even Points

Lesson 6:

Basic Statistical Terminology; Generating Basic Statistics; Displaying Statistical Data

Course Notes

Evaluation is based solely on an Academy of Learning Career College final exam. Prior to taking the final exam, students must successfully complete all the components of the online course material. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

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