2014-2015 Catalog

MATH 1220 Business Mathematics

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(1) Within two years prior to beginning the course, either successful completion of MATH 0910 or higher with a grade of P or C or better, or MCC placement test

Course Description

This course explores the development and application of the mathematical skills needed to solve problems related to business occupations. Topics include percentages, checking accounts and services, payroll, payroll taxes, cash and trade discounts, markdowns, property and sales taxes, simple and compound interest, installment purchases, loan payment plans, and annuities. NOTE: MATH 1220 and MATH 1240 do not require MATH 0930, 0931, or 0960 as a prerequisite; however, MATH 0910 skills are necessary. MATH 1220 and MATH 1240 satisfy the math requirements in certain programs only. Check to see what the program advises to fulfill the general education math requirement. In most cases, these courses do not transfer to other institutions as math credit.