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Finite Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0321428293
ISBN-13: 9780321428295
Edition: 9th 2008
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Book details

List price: $172.67
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 10/2/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 744
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.652
Language: English

Key Message: Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey continue their tradition of integrating relevant, realistic applications with current data sources to provide an application-oriented text for students majoring in business, management, economics, or the life or social sciences. The many opportunities for technology use allow for increased visualization and a better understanding of difficult concepts. In addition to MyMathLab reg; , a complete online course solution, a comprehensive series of video lectures is available for this text. Key Topics: Algebra Reference, Linear Functions (shares with CWA, Brief, and Combo), Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices, Linear Programming: The Graphical Method, Linear Programming: The Simplex Method, Mathematics of Finance, Logic, Sets and Probability, Counting Principles: Further Probability Topics, Statistics, Markov Chains, Game Theory Market: For all readers interested in Finite Mathematics.

Chapter R
Polynomials
Factoring
Rational Expressions
Equations
Inequalities
Exponents
Radicals
Linear
Functions
Slopes and Equations of Lines
Linear Functions and Applications
The Least Squares Line Chapter Review Extended Application: Using Extrapolation to Predict Life Expectancy
Systems
Of Linear Equations and Matrices
Solution of Linear Systems by the Echelon Method
Solution of Linear Systems by the Gauss-Jordan Method
Addition and Subtraction of Matrices
Multiplication of Matrices
Matrix Inverses
Input-Output Models Chapter Review Extended Application: Contagion
Linear
Programming: The Graphical Method
Graphing Linear Inequalities
Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically
Applications of Linear Programming Chapter Review
Linear
Programming: The Simplex Method
Slack Variables and the Pivot
Maximization Problems
Minimization Problems; Duality
Nonstandard Problems Chapter Review Extended Application: Using Integer Programming in the Stock-Cutting Problem
Mathematics
Of Finance
Simple and Compound Interest
Future Value of an Annuity
Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization Chapter Review Extended Application: Time, Money, and Polynomials
Logic
Statements
Truth Tables and Equivalent Statements
The Conditional and Circuits
More on the Conditional
Analyzing Arguments and Proofs
Analyzing Arguments with Quantifiers Chapter Review Extended Application: Logic Puzzles
Sets
And Probability
Sets
Applications of Venn Diagrams
Introduction to Probability
Basic Concepts of Probability
Conditional Probability; Independent Events
Bayes' Theorem Chapter Review Extended Application: Medial Diagnosis
Counting
Principles: Further Probability Topics
The Multiplication Principle; Permutations
Combinations
Probability Applications of Counting Principles
Binomial Probability
Probability Distributions; Expected Value Chapter Review Extended Application: Optimal Inventory for a Service Truck
Statistics
Frequency Distributions; Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variation
The Normal Distribution
Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution Chapter Review Extended Application: Statistics in the Law - The Castaneda Decision
Markov Chains
Basic Properties of Markov Chains
Regular Markov Chains
Absorbing Markov Chains Chapter Review Extended Application: A Markov Chain Model for Teacher Retention
Game
Theory
Strictly Determined Games
Mixed Strategies
Game Theory and Linear Programming Chapter Review Extended Application: The Prisoner's Dilemma - Non-Zero-Sum Games in Economic?
Table Area under a Normal Curv?
Answers to Selected Exercises Photo Acknowledgements Inde?
Special Topics to Accompany Finite Mathematics (TBC)
Digraphs and Networks Graphs and Digraphs Dominance Graphs Communication Graphs Networks Review Exercises
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