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Finite Mathematics

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ISBN-10: 0534465390

ISBN-13: 9780534465391

Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Howard L. Rolf

List price: $325.95
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The new edition of Rolf's FINITE MATHEMATICS relies on a rich array of examples and a student-friendly approach to clearly illustrate the utility of mathematical concepts in analyzing and solving problems. In addition, the Sixth Edition continues to offer flexible technology integration with optional graphing calculator problems and Excel applications for instructors who wish to bring technology into the course.
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Book details

List price: $325.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Functions and Lines
Functions
Graphs and Lines
Mathematical Models and Applications of Linear Functions
Linear Systems
Systems of Two Equations
Systems with Three Variables: An Introduction to a Matrix Representation of Linear System of Equations
Gauss-Jordan Method for General Systems of Equations
Matrix Operations
Multiplication of Matrices
The Inverse of a Matrix
Leontief Input-Output Model in Economics
Linear Regression
Linear Programming
Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
Solutions of Systems of Inequalities: A Geometric Picture
Linear Programming: A Geometric Approach
Applications
Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
Setting Up the Simplex Method
The Simplex Method
The Standard Minimum Problem: Duality
Mixed Constraints
Multiple Solutions, Unbounded Solutions, and NO Solutions
What's Happening in the Simplex Method? Sensitivity Analysis
Mathematics Of Finance
Simple Interest
Compound Interest
Annuities and Sinking Funds
Present Values of an Annuity and Amortization
Sets and Counting
Sets
Counting Elements in a Subset Using a Venn Diagram
Basic Counting Principles
Permutations
Combinations
A Mixture of Counting Problems
Partitions
Probability
Introduction to Probability
Equally Likely Events
Compound Events: Union, Intersection, and Complement
Conditional Probability
Independent Events
Bayes' Rule
Markov Chains
Statistics
Frequency Distributions
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion: Range, Variance, and Standard Deviation
Random Variables and Probability Distributions of Discrete Random Variables
Expected Value of a Random Variable
Binomial Experiments and Binomial Distribution
Normal Distribution
Estimating Bounds on a Proportion
Game Theory
Two-Person Games
Mixed Strategy Games
Logic
Statements
Conditional Statements
Equivalent Statements
Valid Arguments
Review Topics
Properties of Real Numbers
Solving Linear Equations
Coordinate Systems
Linear Inequalities and Interval Notation
Using a Ti-83 Graphing Calculator
Notation
Arithmetic Operations
Graphing
Evaluating a function
Finding the Intersection of Two Graphs
Constructing a Table
Matrices
Statistics
Using Excel
Answers to Odd Numbered Exercises
Index