2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BTECA 117 Business Mathematics (5 credits)

Formerly BUS 107

Course Description
In this course you will apply math concepts and use tools and strategies to solve common business problems including discounts, markups, depreciation, credit purchases, and inventory management.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify the key components of a formula in order to explain how they are used in solving business problems.
2. Critically evaluate business word problems by using appropriate mathematical formulas in order to solve for the requested information.
3. Solve equations by completing correct algebraic processes.
4. Interpret data from applicable tables (for example, present value/compound value) to solve business related problems.
5. Evaluate solutions for reasonableness.
6. Construct equations from information given in real-world business scenarios.

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