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Get the background you need for future courses and discover the usefulness of mathematical concepts in analyzing and solving problems with FINITE MATHEMATICS, 7th Edition. The author clearly explains concepts, and the computations demonstrate enough detail to allow you to follow-and learn-steps in the problem-solving process. Hundreds of examples, many based on real-world data, illustrate the practical applications of mathematics. The textbook also includes technology guidelines to help you successfully use graphing calculators and Microsoft Excel to solve selected exercises.
Table of Contents
|Functions and Lines|
|Graphs and Lines|
|Mathematical Models and Applications of Linear Functions|
|Systems of Two Equations|
|Systems with Three Variables: An Introduction to a Matrix Representation of a Linear System of Equations|
|Gauss-Jordan Method for General Systems of Equations|
|Multiplication of Matrices|
|The Inverse of a Matrix|
|Leontief Input-Output Model in Economics|
|Linear Inequalities in Two Variables|
|Solutions of Systems of Inequalities: A Geometric Picture|
|Linear Programming: A Geometric Approach|
|Linear Programming: the Simplex Method|
|Setting Up the Simplex Methods|
|The Simplex Method|
|The Standard Minimum Problem: Duality|
|Multiple Solutions, Unbounded Solutions, and No Solutions|
|What's Happening in the Simplex Method? (Optional)|
|Mathematics of Finance|
|Annuities and Sinking Funds|
|Present Value of an Annuity and Amortization|
|Sets and Counting|
|Counting Elements in a Subset Using a Venn Diagram|
|Basic Counting Principles|
|A Mixture of Counting Problems|
|Introduction to Probability|
|Equally Likely Events|
|Compound Events: Union, Intersection, and Complement|
|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|
|Estimating Bounds on a Proportion|
|Mixed Strategy Games|
|Properties of Real Numbers|
|Solving Linear Equations|
|Linear Inequalities and Interval Notation|
|Using a TI-83 Graphing Calculator|
|Evaluating A Function|
|Finding the Intersection of Two Graphs|
|Constructing a Table|
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