This book reflects more than 28 years of author involvement with business math education and the business community. The linking of mathematics with real business practices in real businesses gives readers a better appreciation for and understanding of the concepts that are vital in the business world. Updated in a new 8th edition, this book is filled with updated chapter-opening scenarios, chapter-ending case studies, cases, boxed features, and exercise sets. It is organized in workbook format and opens with chapters on basic math. Coverage includes banking, business statistics, trade and cash discounts, markups and markdowns, payroll, consumer credit, mortgages, insurance, taxes, and stocks and bonds.