This third edition presents a more focussed approach to topics keeping in view the needs of
students and professionals. The treatment is exhaustive with the objective of enhancing and
strengthening the conceptual as well as practical knowledge of readers about various
techniques of business mathematics. A large number of new business-oriented solved as well
as practice problems have been added, thus creating a bank of problems that gives a better
representation of various mathematical techniques.
This edition continues in its tradition of providing its readers an understanding of problemsolving
methods, solution procedure and analysis along with the addition of two new topics on
Probability Distribution and Binomial Theorem, and Summation of Series.
Professor J.K. Sharma, formerly a Professor at the Faculty of Management Studies,
University of Delhi, is currently a Professor at Amity Business School, Amity University, Noida.
He has also served as the Director of G L Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management,
Greater Noida; Institute of Management Studies, Noida; and Maharishi Institute of
Management, Noida. Prof. Sharma has more than 35 years of experience teaching
quantitative techniques, operations research, business statistics/mathematics and project
management. He is a Gold Medalist in Mathematics and has taught as a Visiting Professor at
Group ESSEC (A Graduate School of Management), France, and Amity University, Dubai
Campus. Prof. Sharma has authored 30 books on quantitative techniques, operations
research, business statistics/mathematics, industrial management, management of system,
etc. These books have been widely appreciated by undergraduate and postgraduate students
taking courses of various Indian universities, and management institutions. He has also written
over 100 research papers/management cases. Prof. Sharma is actively involved in research
projects, and also conducts Management Development Programmes for both public and
private sector companies.