Introductory Mathematical Analysis for Business, Economics and the Life and Social Sciences

ISBN-10: 0132404222
ISBN-13: 9780132404228
Edition: 12th 2008
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List price: $146.67
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 896
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

This classic book continues to provide a foundation for mathematical literacy in business, economics, and the life and social sciences.nbsp;Covers concepts ranging from introductory equations and functions through curve sketching, integration, and multivariable calculus. Helps readers connect concepts with the world around them through genuine applications, covering such diverse areas as business, economics, biology, medicine, sociology, psychology, ecology, statistics, earth science, and archaeology. Updates exercises, problems, and Mathematical Snapshots throughout. Improves writing style and mathematical derivations without sacrificing the bookrsquo;s signature flavor.nbsp;For anyone interested in learning more about introductory mathematical analysis.

Each chapter concludes with a Review and a Mathematical Snapshot
Algebra Review
Sets of Real Numbers
Some Properties of Real Numbers
Exponents and Radicals
Operations with Algebraic Expressions
Linear Equations
Quadratic Equations Mathematical Snapshot
Applications of Equations and Inequalities
Applications of Equations
Linear Inequalities
Applications of Inequalities
Absolute Value
Functions and Graphs
Special Functions
Combinations of Functions
Inverse Functions
Graphs in Rectangular Coordinates
Translations and Reflection
Lines, Parabolas, and Systems
Applications and Linear Functions
Quadratic Functions
Systems of Linear Equations
Nonlinear Systems
Applications of Systems of Equations
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Exponential Functions
Logarithmic Functions
Properties of Logarithms
Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
Mathematics of Finance
Compound Interest
Present Value
Amortization of Loans
Matrix Algebra
Matrix Addition and Scalar Multiplication
Matrix Multiplication
Solving Systems by Reducing Matrices
Method of Reduction (continued)
Leontief's Input-Output Analysis
Linear Programming
Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Linear Programming
Multiple Optimum Solutions
The Simplex Method
Degeneracy, Unbounded Solutions, and Multiple Optimum Solutions
Artificial Variables
The Dual
Introduction to Probability
Basic Counting Principle and Permutations
Combinations and Other Counting Principles
Sample Spaces and Events
Conditional Probability and Stochastic Processes
Independent Events
Bayes' Formula
Additional Topics in Probability
Discrete Random Variables
The Binomial Distribution
Markov Chains
Limits and Continuity
Limits (Continued)
Interest Compounded Continuously
Continuity Applied to Inequalities
The Derivative
Rules for Differentiation
The Derivative as a Rate of Change
Differentiability and Continuity
Product and Quotient Rules
The Chain Rule and the Power Rule
Additional Differentiation Topics
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
Derivatives of Exponential Functions
Elasticity of Demand
Implicit Differentiation
Logarithmic Differentiation
Newton's Method
Higher Order Derivatives
Curve Sketching
Relative Extrema
Absolute Extrema on a Closed Interval
The Second Derivative Test
Applied Maxima and Minima
The Indefinite Integral
Integration with Initial Conditions
Some Integration Formulas
Techniques of Integration
The Definite

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