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DSST Business Math Vocab

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1. Indicators of the confidence investors have in a company (the higher the better)

2. Deciding if its worth the risk

3. The variable of the percentage formula that represents a part of the base.

4. The number of sales / number of covers

5. A comparison of two numbers

6. Amounts of money you owe

7. N. items or materials needed for something such as a business - expedition - or vessel

8. A portion of the population being studied

9. Interest is paid 365 times a year

10. More than one frequently occuring value in a group of data

11. 3am or 4am when most people are in a deep sleep.

12. Inside numbers in a ratio.

13. The process of repossessing and selling the real or personal property when the borrower has defaulted

14. Parts of a whole number

15. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

16. A decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second

17. The new percent obtained by subtracting the change percent from 100%.

18. # of servings of an item / total number of servings of all items in that category each day

19. The lender

20. Cost of the an item/# of portions it contains.

21. The smallest number - other than zero - that can be the denominator for two or more common fractions

22. The amount of money borrowed is between 75% - 95% of the purchase price

23. A number to be divided by another number

24. The divisor of a fraction

25. Suggested Retail Price

26. Will not decay or rot

27. A number calculated from sample data

28. Where info is collected for every unit of the population

29. Share of the profits of a company

30. Tenth - .1

31. An item of data the stays the same

32. The first number

33. The final figures

34. Preference and common

35. A decrease in price or value

36. The part of a fraction above the line - which tells how many parts are being counted.

37. The highest number in a group of data

38. Number calculated from population data

39. Current assets/ current liabilities


41. An item of data that has a different value at different times

42. Investing in a well-established company

43. A complete set of individuals - objects or scores being studied

44. The money paid to an employee based on a percentage of their sales

45. A written form listing the specific characteristics of a product that is to be purchased from a supplier.

46. Paid dividends after the preference shares have been paid

47. Identifies short-term activities to implement strategic plans

48. Things you own

49. Costs that fluctuate

50. A percentage discount for buyers associated with the products being sold