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Using specific appraisal applications and examples, Mathematics for Real Estate Appraisers reviews algebra and equation solving, geometry and trigonometry, the mathematics of finance, and statistics. You'll find out why 3 + 4 x 5 equals 23 and not 35, how to measure the area of a triangle, and the steps involved in applying the six basic financial function formulas. A brief overview of statistics and statistics terminology is provided to pave the way for further study. The handbook concludes with a short section subtitled "Things You Ought to Know No Matter What Field You're In."
If you could use a refresher course in basic math or just need a handy resource, then this handbook should be in your appraisal library.
About the Author
Clifford E. Fisher, Jr, MAI has been a real estate appraiser and consultant since 1970 and an active member of the Appraisal Institute since 1977. He is the owner of Fisher Realty Services in Daytona Beach, Florida. He has taught many Appraisal Institute courses and seminars and has been active in developing its curriculum and body of knowledge. Mr. Fisher is also the author of Rates & Ratios Used in the Income Capitalization Approach.