# Finite Mathematics

**by**Waner, Stefan; Costenoble, Steven

5th

### 9781439049242

1439049246

Hardcover

1/21/2010

Brooks Cole

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## Summary

Full of relevant and current real-world applications, Stefan Waner and Steven Costenoble's FINITE MATHEMATICS, Fifth Edition helps your students relate to mathematics! Throughout the text is clearly delineated, thorough Microsoft® Excel® and Graphing Calculator instruction, optional so instructors can include any amount of technology instruction in their courses. Acclaimed for accuracy and readability, FINITE MATHEMATICS, Fifth Edition connects with all types of teaching and learning styles. Resources like the accompanying website allow the text to support a range of course formats, from traditional lectures to strictly online courses.

## Table of Contents

Precalculus Review | |

Real Numbers | |

Exponents and Radicals | |

Multiplying and Factoring Algebraic Equations | |

Rational Expressions | |

Solving Polynomial Equations | |

Solving Miscellaneous Equations | |

The Coordinate Plane | |

Functions and Linear Models | |

Functions from the Numerical, Algebraic, and Graphical Viewpoints | |

Applications: Functions and Models | |

Linear Functions and Models | |

Linear Regression | |

Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices | |

Systems of Two Equations in Two Unknowns | |

Using Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations | |

Applications of Systems of Linear Equations | |

Matrix Algebra and Applications | |

Matrix Addition and Scalar Multiplication | |

Matrix Multiplication | |

Matrix Inversion | |

Game Theory | |

Input-Output Models | |

Linear Programming | |

Graphing Linear Inequalities | |

Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically | |

The Simplex Method: Solving Standard Maximization Problems | |

The Simplex Method: Solving General Linear Programming Problems | |

The Simplex Method and Duality | |

The Mathematics of Finance | |

Simple Interest Compound Interest Annuities, Loans, and Bonds | |

Sets and Counting | |

Sets and Set Operations | |

Cardinality | |

The Addition and Multiplication Principles | |

Permutations and Combinations | |

Probability | |

Sample Spaces and Events | |

Relative Frequency | |

Probability and Probability Models | |

Probability and Counting Techniques | |

Conditional Probability and Independence | |

Bayes' Theorem and Applications | |

Markov Systems | |

Random Variables and Statistics | |

Random Variables and Distributions | |

Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Random Variables | |

Measures of Central Tendency | |

Measures of Dispersion | |

Normal Distributions | |

Logic | |

Table: Area Under a Normal Curve | |

Answers to Selected Exercices | |

Index | |

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