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ISBN13: 978-0534370596

ISBN10: 0534370594

Edition: 01

Copyright: 2001

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2001

International: No

ISBN10: 0534370594

Edition: 01

Copyright: 2001

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2001

International: No

Designed as a supplement to any combined Finite Mathematics/Applied Calculus text when the instructor wants to use Excel in the course, Piascik's useful manual illustrates key topics, through the use of Microsoft Excel. Explanations of Excel instructions and formulas reinforce the underlying mathematical concepts. The author encourages students to be active learners, asking them to verbalize and verify the mathematical concepts behind spreadsheet results.

**Benefits : **

- All Excel instructions and commands are explained, so valuable class time does not need to be spent by the instructor.
- The text emphasizes the use, meaning, and intuitive understanding of mathematical concepts, through the use of Excel.
- A plentiful supply of enriched homework exercises cover carefully selected topics that support the learning of mathematical concepts.

Author Bio

**Piascik, Chester : Bryant College **

Spreadsheet Basics

1 Linear Functions

2 Power Functions and Quadratic Functions

3 Selected Rational Functions.

4 Matrices and Linear Systems

5 Linear Programming

6 Mathematics of Finance

7 Probability Distributions.

8 Derivatives

9 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

10 Y', Y", Acceleration, And Graphical Analysis.

11 Definite Integrals

12 Optimization: Functions of Two Variables

Answers To Selected Exercises

Index.

ISBN10: 0534370594

Edition: 01

Copyright: 2001

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2001

International: No

Designed as a supplement to any combined Finite Mathematics/Applied Calculus text when the instructor wants to use Excel in the course, Piascik's useful manual illustrates key topics, through the use of Microsoft Excel. Explanations of Excel instructions and formulas reinforce the underlying mathematical concepts. The author encourages students to be active learners, asking them to verbalize and verify the mathematical concepts behind spreadsheet results.

**Benefits : **

- All Excel instructions and commands are explained, so valuable class time does not need to be spent by the instructor.
- The text emphasizes the use, meaning, and intuitive understanding of mathematical concepts, through the use of Excel.
- A plentiful supply of enriched homework exercises cover carefully selected topics that support the learning of mathematical concepts.

Author Bio

**Piascik, Chester : Bryant College **

Table of Contents

Spreadsheet Basics

1 Linear Functions

2 Power Functions and Quadratic Functions

3 Selected Rational Functions.

4 Matrices and Linear Systems

5 Linear Programming

6 Mathematics of Finance

7 Probability Distributions.

8 Derivatives

9 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

10 Y', Y", Acceleration, And Graphical Analysis.

11 Definite Integrals

12 Optimization: Functions of Two Variables

Answers To Selected Exercises

Index.

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