ISBN13:978-0131602175 ISBN10: 0131602179 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0130891310 ISBN10: 0130891312
Summary: For courses in Mathematics for Business, Finite Mathematics, and Applied Calculus.
This text, modern in its writing style as well as in its applications, contains numerous exercises--both skill oriented and applications--, real data problems, and a problem solving method. Its exercises are based on data from the World Wide Web, and allow students to see for themselves how mathematics is used in everyday life.
Problem solving method--Occurs in worked out examples throughout the entire text in the steps entitled Understand the Situation and Interpret the Solution.
Provides students with the necessary preliminary thought processes needed when attacking a problem.
Real data modeling--Features problems based on data culled from the WWW.
Impresses upon students that mathematics can be used to solve a multitude of rich real world problems. Serves instructorswith an abundance of examples and exercises enabling students to see where they could use this mathematics in the real world.
Technology options--Follows worked examples for students and instructors who wish to use graphing calculator technology.
Shows students how the graphing calculator may be used to solve the example just presented.
Flashbacks--Revisits an example from a prior section and extends the content to introduce new topics.
Allows students to concentrate on a new topic using familiar applications. Enables instructorsto use students' prior knowledge and extend it naturally to new material.
From Your Toolbox boxes--Reviews a previously introduced key definition, theorem, or property required in the development of a new topic.
Allows students to stay on a task with the material being presented without having to flip back several pages.
Notes feature follows definitions, theorems, and properties.
Provides students with additional insight by clarifying the just presented mathematical idea verbally.
Checkpoints --Reinforce the topics, skill, or concept at hand.
Helps students take ownership of their learning and the course material, and gives them confidence in their ability to do so.
Gives students further mathematical insight by extending complete examples, solving worked examples using another method, discovering patterns, and exploring additional properties of recently introduced topics. Supplies instructorswith material for critical thinking exercises, classroom discussion, or collaborative learning.
Chapter openers--Includes photos, graphs, What We Know, and Where Do We Gosections.
Guides students through the text by highlighting what the have already learned and what they are about to cover.
Chapter-end narratives--Features Why We Learned It sections, extensive review exercises, and a chapter project.
Outlines the major chapter topics and how they are used in various careers, and offers students the chance to test their understanding of the material they have learned--and their understanding of it.
Edition/Copyright:03 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 11/28/2002 International: No
View Table of Contents
1. Linear Models and Systems of Linear Equations.
Problem Solving: Linear Equations. Linear Functions. Linear Models. Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphically. Solving Systems of Linear Equations Algebraically.
2. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices.
Matrices and Gauss-Jordan Elimination. Matrices and Operations. Matrix Multiplication. Matrix Inverses and Solving Systems of Linear Equations. Leontief Input-Output Models.
3. Linear Programming: The Graphical Method.
Problem Solving: Linear Inequalities. Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities. Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically. Applications of Linear Programming.
4. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method.
Introduction to The Simplex Method. Simplex Method: Standard Maximum Form Problems. Simplex Method: Standard Minimum Form Problems and Duality. Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems.
5. Mathematics of Finance.
Simple Interest. Compound Interest. Future Value of an Annuity. Present Value of an Annuity.
6. Sets and the Fundamentals of Probability.
Problem Solving: Probability and Statistics. Sets and Set Operations. Principles of Counting. Introduction to Probability. Computing Probability using the Addition Rule. Computing Probability using the Multiplication Rule. Bayes' Theorem and Its Applications.
7. Graphical Data Description.
Graphing Qualitative Data. Graphing Quantitative Data. Measures of Centrality. Measures of Dispersion.
8. Probability Distributions.
Discrete Random Variables. Expected Value and Standard Deviation of a Discrete Random Variable. The Binomial Distribution. The Normal Distribution.
9. Markov Chains.
Introduction to Markov Chains. Regular Markov Chains. Absorbing Markov Chains.
10. Game Theory
Strictly Determined Games. Mixed Strategies. Game Theory and Linear Programming.
11. Functions, Modeling and Average Rate of Change.
Coordinate Systems and Functions. Introduction to Problem Solving. Linear Functions and Average Rate of Change. Quadratic Functions and Average Rate of Change on an Interval. Operations on Functions. Rational, Radical and Power Functions. Exponential Functions. Logarithmic Functions. Regression and Mathematical Models (Optional Section).
12. Limits, Instantaneous Rate of Change and the Derivative.
Limits. Limits and Asymptotes. Problem Solving: Rates of Change. The Derivative. Derivatives of Constants, Powers and Sums. Derivatives of Products and Quotients. Continuity and Nondifferentiability.
13. Applications of the Derivative.
The Differential and Linear Approximations. Marginal Analysis. Measuring Rates and Errors.
14. Additional Differentiation Techniques.
The Chain Rule. Derivatives Logarithmic Functions. Derivatives of Exponential Functions. Implicit Differentiation and Related Rates. Elasticity of Demand.
15. Further Applications of the Derivative.
First Derivatives and Graphs. Second Derivatives and Graphs. Graphical Analysis and Curve Sketching. Optimizing Functions on a Closed Interval. The Second Derivative Test and Optimization.
16. Integral Calculus.
The Indefinite Integral. Area and the Definite Integral. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Problem Solving: Integral Calculus and Total Accumulation. Integration by u-substitution. Integrals That Yield Logarithmic and Exponential Functions. Differential Equations: Separation of Variables. Differential Equations: Growth and Decay.
17. Applications of Integral Calculus.
Average Value of a Function and the Definite Integral in Finance. Area Between Curves and Applications. Economic Applications of Area between Curves. Integration by Parts. Numerical Integration. Improper Integrals.
18. Calculus of Several Variables.
Functions of Several Independent Variables. Level Curves, Contour Maps and Cross-Sectional Analysis. Partial Derivatives and Second-Order Partial Derivatives. Maxima and Minima. Lagrange Multipliers. Double Integrals.
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$39.65 +$3.99 s/h
Better World Books Mishawaka, IN
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$39.65 +$3.99 s/h
One Planet Books Columbia, MO
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
XP or Windows 7 (32 or 64 running in 32 bit mode), or Mac OS 10.6 or above
At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.