ISBN13:978-0030972584 ISBN10: 0030972582 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0030972478 ISBN10: 0030972477
Summary: This text written for a one-semester finite mathematics course, provides a truly applied presentation of the mathematics. Applications are woven into the very fabric of the text and used to motivate all topics: nearly every section of the text opens by posing a real-world problem which is solved later in the chapter after the mathematical skills are developed. Furthermore, the author emphasizes developing the ability to translate applied problems into mathematical fo
rmulas. Self-help exercises, optional graphing calculator exercises, and historical comments add to the presentation.
Summary: This text written for a one-semester finite mathematics course, provides a truly applied presentation of the mathematics. Applications are woven into the very fabric of the text and used to motivate all topics: nearly every section of the text opens by posing a real-world problem which is solved later in the chapter after the mathematical skills are developed. Furthermore, the author emphasizes developing the ability to translate applied problems into mathematical formulas. Self-help exercises, optional graphing calculator exercises, and historical comments add to the presentation.
Edition/Copyright:94 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Saunders College Division Year Published: 1994 International: No
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Tomastik, Edmond C. : University of Connecticut
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1. Cartesian Coordinates 2. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices 3. Linear Programming: The Graphical Method 4. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method 5. Mathematics of Finance 6. Sets and Counting 7. Probability 8. Statistics and Probability Distribution 9. Markov Processes 10. Game Theory 11. Discrete Dynamical Systems 12. Logic
Appendix A. Special Topics Appendix B. Tables Appendix C. The Graphing Calculator
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