# Mathematics of Buying and Selling Exercises

Purpose of Assignment

The purpose of the assignment is to provide students an opportunity to use Microsoft Excel® to practice the concepts of trade discounts, invoicing, markups, and markdowns.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Mathematics of Buying and Selling Exercises Excel® Template, Excel® 2016 Essential Training

Save the Mathematics of Buying and Selling Exercises Excel® Template to your computer.

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While the context may often make the results of the math clear, many times it does not. the number is just a number. To give that number meaning a report of findings is needed. Starting this week a short sentence or two to put your answer into context is going to be required also. For example, if the problem asked to calculate the percentage change in a price you would write “The percentage change in the price is XX%”. this give meaning to the number and makes the results clear.

Complete the ten exercises located in the template.