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Finite Mathematics / Text Only

Finite Mathematics / Text Only - 7th edition

Finite Mathematics / Text Only - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780321067142

ISBN10: 0321067142

Finite Mathematics / Text Only by Margaret L. Lial, Raymond N. Greenwell and Nathan P. Ritchey - ISBN 9780321067142
Edition: 7TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
International: No
Finite Mathematics / Text Only by Margaret L. Lial, Raymond N. Greenwell and Nathan P. Ritchey - ISBN 9780321067142

ISBN13: 9780321067142

ISBN10: 0321067142

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Author Bio

Lial, Margaret L. : American River College

Ritchey, Nathan P. : Youngstown State University

Greenwell, Raymond N. : Hofstra University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

R. Algebra Reference.

R.1 Polynomials.
R.2 Factoring.
R.3 Rational Expressions.
R.4 Equations.
R.5 Inequalities.
R.6 Exponents.
R.7 Radicals.

1. Linear Functions.

1.1 Slopes and Equations of Lines.
1.2 Linear Functions and Applications.
1.3 The Least Squares Line.

2. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices.

2.1 Solution of Linear Systems by the Echelon Method.
2.2 Solution of Linear Systems by the Gauss-Jordan Method.
2.3 Addition and Subtraction of Matrices.
2.4 Multiplication of Matrices.
2.5 Matrix Inverses.
2.6 Input-Output Models.

3. Linear Programming: The Graphical Method.

3.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities.
3.2 Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically.
3.3 Applications of Linear Programming.

4. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method.

4.1 Slack Variables and the Pivot.
4.2 Maximization Problems.
4.3 Minimization Problems; Duality.
4.4 Nonstandard Problems.

5. Mathematics of Finance.

5.1 Simple and Compound Interest.
5.2 Future Value of an Annuity.
5.3 Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization.

6. Logic.

6.1 Statements and Quantifiers.
6.2 Truth Tables and Equivalent Statements.
6.3 The Conditional and Circuits.
6.4 More on the Conditional.
6.5 Analyzing Arguments with Euler Diagrams.
6.6 Analyzing Arguments with Truth Tables.

7. Sets and Probability.

7.1 Sets.
7.2 Applications of Venn Diagrams.
7.3 Introduction to Probability.
7.4 Basic Concepts of Probability.
7.5 Conditional Probability; Independent Events.
7.6 Bayes' Theorem.

8. Counting Principles; Further Probability Topics.

8.1 The Multiplication Principle; Permutations.
8.2 Combinations.
8.3 Probability Applications of Counting Principles.
8.4 Binomial Probability.
8.5 Probability Distributions; Expected Value.

9. Statistics.

9.1 Frequency Distributions; Measures of Central Tendency.
9.2 Measures of Variation.
9.3 The Normal Distribution.
9.4 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution.

10. Markov Chains.

10.1 Basic Principles of Markov Chains.
10.2 Regular Markov Chains.
10.3 Absorbing Markov Chains.

11. Game Theory.

11.1 Strictly Determined Games.
11.2 Mixed Strategies.
11.3 Game Theory and Linear Programming.

Table 1: Area Under a Normal Curve.