Business Mathematics

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-306-8

Student Price : Rs.298

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2018

No. Of Pages : 454

Book Weight :568

About The Book

Business Mathematics is an integral part of Quantitative Techniques. The application of mathematical techniques in various decision making areas of Business Management is increasing day by day to the changing impact of the dominant factors, i.e., cost, customers and competition.

In today's era of changing education, all the Indian Universities have prescribed "Business Mathematics" as one of the core subject in B.Com., B.B.A., M.Com., M.B.A. and other professional degrees.

The book is organized into 14 chapters. Chapter 1 introduces the basic concepts and application of matrix algebra. In Chapter 2 the concepts of 'Determinants' and their uses in solving a system of linear equations have been scientifically explained.

Chapters 3, 4 and 5 deal with mathematical functions, limits and continuity. As these three chapters are the foundation of calculus, care has been taken to present in very lucid style only for easy understanding.

Chapters 6 to 9 deal with Calculus. Chapter 6 covers the basics of differential calculus which Chapter 7 deals with application of differential calculus to examine the maxima and minima of a function. Chapter 8 covers the basics of integral calculus and focuses on various techniques of integration like integration by substitution, integration by parts and integration by partial fractions. Chapter 9 highlights the applications of integration for marginal and incremental analysis of Economic functions, consumer's surplus and producer's surplus, rate of grown in sales and learning curve, etc.

Chapter 10 and 11 deal with mathematics of finance i.e., simple interest compound interest and annuities. Application of annuity techniques has been scientifically explained in chapter 11.

Chapter 12, 13 and 14 covers the entire basics and techniques of linear programming. Chapter 12 introduces the conceptual fundamentals of linear programming as an Operations Research Model. Chapter 13 explains the graphical method of solving a linear programming problem. Chapter 14 explains the simplex method in the style of "A mathematical power to solve any complex linear programming problem."

This test book is specially designed keeping in mind the basic requirement of commerce and management students in Business Mathematics.


Contents -

1. Matrices
2. Determinants
3. Mathematical Function
4. Limit of a Function
5. Continuity of a Function
6. Differentiation
7. Maxima and Minima
8. Integration
9. Application of Integration
10. Mathematics of Finance : Simple and Compound Interest
11. Annuities
12. Linear Programming - An Introduction (Basic Concepts and Formulation)
13. Linear Programming - Graphical Method
14. Linear Programming - Simplex Method
Mathematical Tables

About The Author

Prafulla Kumar Swain is a Professor of Management at Institute of Business and Computer Studies, Faculty of Management, Siksha "O" Anusandhan (Deemed To Be) University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. He is an M.Com, M.Phil., and Fellow Member of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, Kolkata, His research endeavour on "Plastic Money: The Performance, Problems and Prospective" is an excellent contribution to the world of finance.

He has got 20 years rich industrial experience in the field of Finance, Accounts, Taxation and Auditing. He has more than ten years teaching experience in Management Studies at the postgraduate level His areas of specialisation are - Strategic Management, Financial Management, Financial Derivatives, Tax (Direct and Indirect) Management and Cost and Management Accounting.

He has authored the books like - A New Approach to Business Mathematics and Statistics, A New Approach to Cost Accounting and Fundamentals of Quantitative Techniques.

He has organised a series of Seminars (National and International) and workshops in the emerging areas of Finance, Marketing and Human Resource Management.

He conveys two messages to the student`s community:

• Take the risk, manage strategically and enjoy the result.
• Be Happy and Keep Others Happy.

Dr. Kishor Kumar Das, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D., M.B.A., LL.B., currently working as Dean - School of Commerce and Management Studies, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha. He holds different important position like Controller of Examinations, Registrar, and Head, Department of Commerce, Ravenshaw University. Dr. Das has authored six books and published more than 100 research articles in various national and international journals of repute. He has more than 21 years of teaching, research and corporate experience. He has guided 10 Ph.D. and 24 M.Phil. research scholars. He is life member of OCA, ICA, INNAR, etc. Heis the Fellow-WBI, Australia, Associate Fellow: Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Shimla and Associate Editor of the Orissa Journal of Commerce.

Mr. Arun Kumar Swain, M.Com., M.Phil., currently working as Head, Department of Commerce - UN Autonomous College, Adaspur, Odisha. He has more than 29 years of experience in teaching. He is a very popular teacher and holds different important position in the autonomous college. His area of teaching is Business Mathematics, Accounting, Direct Taxes and Statistics.

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