Course Descriptions

MTH 130 - Modern Business Mathematics

3 Credits

This course will cover the basic concepts and processes of mathematics applied to various business situations including statistical procedures, percentage and percent distributions of financial statement data, merchandising, payrolls, taxation and insurance. Other topics include simple interest, compound interest and annuities. Three class hours. MTH 130 is a course for career business. It does not fulfill a mathematics requirement for most Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degrees.

Prerequisite: TRS 092 with a grade of C or better, or MCC Level 2 Mathematics placement.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Solve percent problems.
2. Solve payroll problems.
3. Compute the net cost of merchandise after a commercial discount.
4. Compute various retail measures such as cost, selling price, markup, markdown, or break even amount.
5. Solve applied problems pertaining to simple interest.
6. Solve applied problems pertaining to compound interest.
7. Solve consumer loan problems.
8. Solve applied problems pertaining to property taxes.
9. Solve applied problems pertaining to insurance premiums.
10. Analyze financial statements.
11. Interpret graphs.
12. Compute statistical measures.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Use links below to see if this course is offered:
Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018