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This edition of Finite Mathematics with Applications continues to be an excellent learning tool for applied mathematics students. As always, the text includes the popular margin exercises as well as comprehensive review of algebraic topics, but with this revision comes the fresh insight of a new co-author. This new edition is all that you need and more.
Features
New To This Edition
Chapter 1. Algebra and Equations
1.1 The Real Numbers
1.2 Polynomials
1.3 Factoring
1.4 Rational Expressions
1.5 Exponents and Radicals
1.6 First-Degree Equations
Case 1: Consumers Often Defy Common Sense
Chapter 2. Graphs, Lines, and Inequalities
2.1 Graphs
2.2 Equations of Lines
2.3 Linear Models
2.4 Linear Inequalities
2.5 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
Case 2: Using Extrapolation to Predict Life Expectancy
Chapter 3. Functions and Graphs
3.1 Functions
3.2 Graphs of Functions
3.3 Applications of Linear Functions
3.4 Quadratic Functions
3.5 Applications of Quadratic Functions
3.6 Polynomial Functions
3.7 Rational Functions
Case 3: Architectural Arches
Chapter 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
4.1 Exponential Functions
4.2 Applications of Exponential Functions
4.3 Logarithmic Functions
4.4 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
Case 4: Characteristics of the Monkeyface Prickleback
Chapter 5. Mathematics of Finance
5.1 Simple Interest and Discount
5.2 Compound Interest
5.3 Future Value of an Annuity and Sinking Funds
5.4 Present Value of an Annuity and Amortization
Case 5: Time, Money, and Polynomials
Chapter 6. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
6.1 Systems of Linear Equations
6.2 The Gauss-Jordan Method
6.3 Basic Matrix Operations
6.4 Matrix Products and Inverses
6.5 Applications of Matrices
Case 6: Matrix Operations and Airline Route Maps
Chapter 7. Linear Programming
7.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
7.2 Linear Programming: The Graphical Method
7.3 Applications of Linear Programming
7.4 The Simplex Method: Maximization
7.5 Maximization Applications
7.6 The Simplex Method: Duality and Minimization
7.7 The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems
Case 7: Cooking with Linear Programming
Chapter 8. Sets and Probability
8.1 Sets
8.2 Applications of Venn Diagrams
8.3 Introduction to Probability
8.4 Basic Concepts of Probability
8.5 Conditional Probability and Independent Events
8.6 Bayes' Formula
Case 8: Medical Diagnosis
Chapter 9. Counting, Probability Distributions, and Further Topics in Probability
9.1 Probability Distributions and Expected Value
9.2 The Multiplication Principle, Permutations, and Combinations
9.3 Applications of Counting
9.4 Binomial Probability
9.5 Markov Chains
9.6 Decision Making
Case 9: Optimal Inventory for a Service Truck
Chapter 10. Introduction to Statistics
10.1 Frequency Distributions and Measures of Central Tendency
10.2 Measures of Variation
10.3 Normal Distributions
10.4 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
Case 10: Statistics in the Law-The Castaneda Decision
Margaret Lial, Thomas Hungerford and John Holcomb
ISBN13: 978-0321386724This edition of Finite Mathematics with Applications continues to be an excellent learning tool for applied mathematics students. As always, the text includes the popular margin exercises as well as comprehensive review of algebraic topics, but with this revision comes the fresh insight of a new co-author. This new edition is all that you need and more.
Features
New To This Edition
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Algebra and Equations
1.1 The Real Numbers
1.2 Polynomials
1.3 Factoring
1.4 Rational Expressions
1.5 Exponents and Radicals
1.6 First-Degree Equations
Case 1: Consumers Often Defy Common Sense
Chapter 2. Graphs, Lines, and Inequalities
2.1 Graphs
2.2 Equations of Lines
2.3 Linear Models
2.4 Linear Inequalities
2.5 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
Case 2: Using Extrapolation to Predict Life Expectancy
Chapter 3. Functions and Graphs
3.1 Functions
3.2 Graphs of Functions
3.3 Applications of Linear Functions
3.4 Quadratic Functions
3.5 Applications of Quadratic Functions
3.6 Polynomial Functions
3.7 Rational Functions
Case 3: Architectural Arches
Chapter 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
4.1 Exponential Functions
4.2 Applications of Exponential Functions
4.3 Logarithmic Functions
4.4 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
Case 4: Characteristics of the Monkeyface Prickleback
Chapter 5. Mathematics of Finance
5.1 Simple Interest and Discount
5.2 Compound Interest
5.3 Future Value of an Annuity and Sinking Funds
5.4 Present Value of an Annuity and Amortization
Case 5: Time, Money, and Polynomials
Chapter 6. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
6.1 Systems of Linear Equations
6.2 The Gauss-Jordan Method
6.3 Basic Matrix Operations
6.4 Matrix Products and Inverses
6.5 Applications of Matrices
Case 6: Matrix Operations and Airline Route Maps
Chapter 7. Linear Programming
7.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
7.2 Linear Programming: The Graphical Method
7.3 Applications of Linear Programming
7.4 The Simplex Method: Maximization
7.5 Maximization Applications
7.6 The Simplex Method: Duality and Minimization
7.7 The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems
Case 7: Cooking with Linear Programming
Chapter 8. Sets and Probability
8.1 Sets
8.2 Applications of Venn Diagrams
8.3 Introduction to Probability
8.4 Basic Concepts of Probability
8.5 Conditional Probability and Independent Events
8.6 Bayes' Formula
Case 8: Medical Diagnosis
Chapter 9. Counting, Probability Distributions, and Further Topics in Probability
9.1 Probability Distributions and Expected Value
9.2 The Multiplication Principle, Permutations, and Combinations
9.3 Applications of Counting
9.4 Binomial Probability
9.5 Markov Chains
9.6 Decision Making
Case 9: Optimal Inventory for a Service Truck
Chapter 10. Introduction to Statistics
10.1 Frequency Distributions and Measures of Central Tendency
10.2 Measures of Variation
10.3 Normal Distributions
10.4 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
Case 10: Statistics in the Law-The Castaneda Decision