# BUSINESS MATHEMATICS NEP Syllabus – B-COM 2nd Semester – Bangalore City University

June 4, 2022

BUSINESS MATHEMATICS – B-COM 2nd Semester NEP Syllabus 2021 Bangalore City University

Module -1: Number system, Indices and Logarithms

Number System: Introduction – Natural numbers, Even numbers, Odd numbers,

Integers, Prime numbers, Rational & Irrational numbers, Real numbers, HCF &

LCM (Simple problems).

Indices- meaning-Basic laws of indices and their application for simplification.

Logarithms- Laws of Logarithms-Common logarithms application of log table for

simplification.

Module-2: Theory of Equations

Introduction – Meaning – Types of Equations – Simple or Linear Equations and

Simultaneous Equations (only two variables), Elimination and Substitution

Methods only. Quadratic Equation – Factorization and Formula Method (ax² + bx +

c = 0 form only). Simple problems-Application of equations to business.

Module-3: Progressions

Meaning-Types of Progression-Arithmetic Progression – Finding the ‘nth’ term of

AP and Sum to ‘nth’ term of AP. Insertion of Arithmetic Mean. Geometric

Progression – Finding the ‘nth’ term of GP and sum to ‘nth’ term of GP and insertion

of Geometric Mean-problems

Module-4: Financial Mathematics

Simple Interest, Compound Interest including yearly and half yearly calculations,

Annuities, Percentages, Bills Discounting-problems. Ratios and Proportions-

Duplicate-triplicate and sub-duplicate of a ratio. Proportions: third, fourth and

inverse proportion – problems.

Module-5: Matrices and Determinants

Meaning – types – operation on matrices – additions – subtractions and

multiplication of two matrices – transpose – determinants – minor of an element –

co-factor of an element –inverse – crammer’s rule in two variables – problems

Skill Development Activities:

a) Secondary overhead distribution using simultaneous equations method.

b) Demonstrate the application of matrices in solving business problems.

c) Narrate the use of AP and GP in solving commercial application problems.

d) Develop an Amortization Table for Loan Amount – EMI Calculation.