Finite Mathematics An Applied Approach

ISBN-10: 0470458275

ISBN-13: 9780470458273

Edition: 11th 2011

Authors: Michael Sullivan

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Now in its Eleventh Edition, this text once again lives up to its reputation as a clearly written, comprehensive finite mathematics book. The Eleventh Edition of Finite Mathematics builds upon a solid foundation by integrating new features and techniques that further enhance student interest and involvement. All existing problems have been updated to provide relevance and timeliness. This new edition of Finite Mathematics contains the same elements such as Step-by-Step Examples, Exercise Sets, and Learning Objectives in every chapter. In an engaging and accessible style, this book demonstrates how mathematics applies to various fields of study. The text is packed with real data and real-life applications to business, economics, social and life sciences.
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List price: $219.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Linear Equations
Lines
Pairs of Lines
Applications to Business and Economics
Scatter Diagrams; Linear Curve Fitting
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Systems of Linear Equations
Systems of Linear Equations: Substitution; Elimination
Systems of Linear Equations: Gauss-Jordan Method
Systems of m Linear Equations Containing n Variables
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Matrices
Matrix Algebra
Multiplication of Matrices
The Inverse of a Matrix
Applications in Economics (the Leontief Model), Accounting, and
Statistics (the Method of Least Squares)
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Linear Programming with Two Variables
Systems of Linear Inequalities
A Geometric Approach to Linear Programming Problems
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Linear Programming: Simplex Method
The Simplex Tableau; Pivoting
The Simplex Method; Solving Maximum Problems in Standard Form
Solving Minimum Problems Using the Daily Principle
The Simplex Method for Problems Not in Standard Form
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Finance
Interest
Compound Interest
Annuities; Sinking Funds
Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization
Annuities and Amortization Using Recursive Sequences
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Probability
Sets
The Number of Elements in a Set
The Multiplication Principle
Sample Spaces and the Assignment of Probabilities
Properties of the Probability of an Event
Expected Value
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Bayes' Theorem; The Binomial Probability Model
Conditional Probability
Independent Events
Bayes' Theorem
Permutations
Combinations
The Binomial Probability Model
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Statistics
Introduction to Statistics: Data and Sampling
Representing Qualitative Data Graphically: Bar Graphs; Pie Charts
Organizing and Displaying Quantitative Data
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
The Normal Distribution
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Markov Chains; Games
Markov Chains and Transition Matrices
Regular Markov Chains
Absorbing Markov Chains
Two-Person Games
Mixed Strategies
Optimal Strategy in Two-Person Zero-Sum Games with 2 X 2 Matrices
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Logic
Propositions
Truth Tables
Implications; The Biconditional Connective; Tautologies
Arguments
Logic Circuits
Chapter Review
Chapter Project
Review
Real Numbers
Algebra Essentials
Exponents and Logarithms
Recursive Defined Sequences: Geometric Sequences
Using LINDO to Solve Linear Programming Problems
Graphing Utilities
The Viewing Rectangle
Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Equations
Square Screens
Using a Graphing Utility to Graph Inequalities
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Photo Credits
Index
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