1.3: Where do we go from here?
In questions 1–8, identify where you would look in this textbook if you needed to find the indicated information.
- The definition of a mathematical concept or term.
- An explanation of a particular calculator function.
- Guided solutions and examples to illustrate a mathematical concept.
- An illustration of how to use the calculator to solve a particular scenario.
- Step-by-step procedures for solving a mathematical problem.
- More practice questions.
- Detailed explanations of how to use the Excel spreadsheet templates.
- A full discussion of a mathematical concept.
- What does the acronym PUPP stand for? Why is it important?
- You just completed the "Mechanics" questions for a particular section. Do you need to do any more questions, or is that enough for you to pass the course?
- Every chapter includes Review Exercises at the end. Why do you think it is important to complete these exercises?
- Think about your current job. List five activities that you perform that involve mathematics.
- Talk to family members. Note their individual occupations and ask them about what work activities they perform every day that involve mathematics.
For questions 14–17, gather a few of your fellow students to discuss business mathematics.
- Identify five specific activities or actions that you need to perform to succeed in your business math course.
- Consider how you will study for a math test. Develop three specific study strategies.
- Many students find it beneficial to work in study groups. List three ways that a study group can benefit you in your business math course.
- For those students who may experience high levels of stress or anxiety about mathematics, identify three coping strategies.
Go online and enter the phrase "business math" or "business math help" into a search engine. Look at the table of contents for this book and note any websites that may help you study, practice, or review each chapter.