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Applied Mathematics for Business, Economics, and the Social Sciences

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ISBN-10: 0070089043

ISBN-13: 9780070089044

Edition: 4th 1993 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Frank S. Budnick

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This is the student solutions manual to accompany the text Applied Mathematics for Business, Economics, and the Social Sciences, 4th edition.
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List price: $32.50
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Preface
Some Preliminariesp. 2
Solving First-Degree Equations in One Variablep. 4
Solving Second-Degree Equations in One Variablep. 8
Inequalities and Their Solutionp. 11
Absolute Value Relationshipsp. 19
Rectangular Coordinate Systemsp. 23
Equations and Functions
Linear Equationsp. 32
Characteristics of Linear Equationsp. 34
Graphical Characteristicsp. 42
Slope-Intercept Formp. 52
Determining the Equation of a Straight Linep. 56
Linear Equations Involving More than Two Variablesp. 66
Additional Applicationsp. 72
Systems of Linear Equationsp. 84
Two-Variable Systems of Equationsp. 86
Gaussian Elimination Methodp. 97
n-Variable Systems, n[actual symbol not reproducible]3p. 105
Selected Applicationsp. 113
Final Notesp. 120
Mathematical Functionsp. 134
Functionsp. 136
Types of Functionsp. 152
Graphical Representation of Functionsp. 162
Linear Functions: Applicationsp. 174
Linear Functionsp. 176
Other Examples of Linear Functionsp. 183
Break-Even Modelsp. 196
Quadratic and Polynomial Functionsp. 216
Quadratic Functions and Their Characteristicsp. 218
Quadratic Functions: Applicationsp. 229
Polynomial and Rational Functionsp. 239
Exponential and Logarithmic Functionsp. 254
Characteristics of Exponential Functionsp. 256
Applications of Exponential Functionsp. 267
Logarithms and Logarithmic Functionsp. 276
Finite Mathematics
Mathematics of Financep. 300
Interest and Its Computationp. 302
Single Payment Computationsp. 308
Annuities and Their Future Valuep. 319
Annuities and Their Present Valuep. 325
Cost-Benefit Analysisp. 334
Matrix Algebrap. 348
Introduction to Matricesp. 350
Special Types of Matricesp. 352
Matrix Operationsp. 356
The Determinantp. 368
The Inverse of a Matrixp. 381
Selected Applicationsp. 391
Linear Programming: An Introductionp. 420
Linear Programmingp. 422
Graphical Solutionsp. 424
Applications of Linear Programmingp. 441
The Simplex and Computer Solution Methodsp. 462
Simplex Preliminariesp. 464
The Simplex Methodp. 477
Special Phenomenap. 496
Computer Solution Methodsp. 502
The Dual Problemp. 510
Transportation and Assignment Modelsp. 522
The Transportation Modelp. 524
Solutions to Transportation Modelsp. 528
The Assignment Modi and Methods of Solutionp. 543
Introduction to Probability Theoryp. 556
Introduction to Sets and Set Operationsp. 559
Permutations and Combinationp. 567
Basic Probability Conceptsp. 577
States of Statistical Independence and Dependencep. 592
Probability Distributionsp. 612
Random Variables and Probability Distributionsp. 614
Measures of Central Tendency and Variationp. 624
The Binomial Probability Distributionp. 633
The Normal Probability Distributionp. 642
The Calculus
Differentiationp. 662
Limitsp. 664
Properties of Limits and Continuityp. 672
Average Rate of Changep. 684
The Derivativep. 692
Differentiationp. 702
Additional Rules of Differentiationp. 708
Instantaneous-Rate-of-Change Interpretationp. 713
Higher-Order Derivativesp. 717
Optimization: Methodologyp. 732
Derivatives: Additional Interpretationsp. 734
Identification of Maxima and Minimap. 745
Curve Sketchingp. 761
Restricted-Domain Considerationsp. 767
Optimization: Applicationsp. 774
Revenue, Cost, and Profit Applicationsp. 776
Additional Applicationsp. 798
Integral Calculus: An Introductionp. 826
Antiderivativesp. 828
Rules of Integrationp. 834
Additional Rules of Integrationp. 839
Other Techniques of Integration (Optional)p. 845
Differential Equationsp. 858
Integral Calculus: Applicationsp. 870
Definite Integralsp. 872
Definite Integrals and Areasp. 883
Methods of Approximationp. 895
Applications of Integral Calculusp. 903
Integral Calculus and Probability (Optional)p. 917
Optimization: Functions of Several Variablesp. 928
Graphical Representation of Bivariate Functionsp. 930
Partial Derivativesp. 935
Optimization of Bivariate Functionsp. 947
Applications of Bivariate Optimizationp. 962
n-Variable Optimization (Optional)p. 974
Optimization Subject to Constraints (Optional)p. 979
Compound-Interest Tablesp. T-1
Appendix A: A Review of Algebra (Optional)p. A-1
Appendix B: Summation Notationp. A-23
Selected Answers: Follow-Up Exercises and Chapter Testsp. A-25
Indexp. I-1
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