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Designed to be accessible, this book develops a thorough, functional understanding of mathematical concepts in preparation for their application in other areas. Coverage concentrates on developing concepts and ideas followed immediately by developing computational skills and problem solving. This book features a collection of important topics from mathematics of finance, linear algebra, linear programming, probability, and statistics, with an emphasis on cross-discipline principles and practices. For the professional who wants to acquire essential mathematical tools for application in business, economics, and the life and social sciences.
Table of Contents
|A Library of Elementary Functions|
|Linear Equations and Graphs|
|Linear Equations and Inequalities|
|Graphs and Lines|
|Linear Regression Chapter 1 Review Review Exercise|
|Functions and Graphs|
|Elementary Functions: Graphs and Transformations|
|Logarithmic Functions Chapter 2 Review Review Exercise|
|Mathematics of Finance|
|Compound and Continuous Compound Interest|
|Future Value of an Annuity; Sinking Funds|
|Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization Chapter 3 Review Review Exercise|
|Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices|
|Review: Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables|
|Systems of Linear Equations and Augmented Matrices|
|Matrices: Basic Operations|
|Inverse of a Square Matrix|
|Matrix Equations and Systems of Linear Equations|
|Leontief Input-Output Analysis Chapter 4 Review Review Exercise|
|Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming|
|Inequalities in Two Variables|
|Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables|
|Linear Programming in Two Dimensions: A Geometric Approach Chapter 5 Review Review Exercise|
|Linear Programming: Simplex Method|
|A Geometric Introduction to the Simplex Method|
|The Simplex Method: Maximization with Problem Constraints of the Form =|
|The Dual; Minimization with Problem Constraints of the Form =|
|Maximization and Minimization with Mixed Problem Constraints Chapter 6 Review Review Exercise|
|Logic, Sets, and Counting|
|Basic Counting Principles|
|Permutations and Combinations Chapter 7 Review Review Exercise|
|Sample Spaces, Events, and Probability|
|Union, Intersection, and Complement of Events; Odds|
|Conditional Probability, Intersection, and Independence|
|Random Variable, Probability Distribution, and Expected Value Chapter 8 Review Review Exercise|
|Properties of Markov Chains|
|Regular Markov Chains|
|Absorbing Markov Chains Chapter 9 Review Review Exercise|
|Games and Decisions|
|Strictly Determined Games|
|Mixed Strategy Games|
|Linear Programming and 2 eI 2 Games: Geometric Approach|
|Linear Programming and m eI n Games: Simplex Method and the Dual Problem Chapter 10 Review Review Exercise|
|Data Description and Probability Distributions|
|Measures of Central Tendency|
|Measures of Dispersion|
|Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Distributions|
|Normal Distributions Chapter 11 Review Review Exercise|
|Basic Algebra Review Self-Test on Basic Algebra|
|Algebra and Real Numbers|
|Operations on Polynomials|
|Operations on Rational Expressions|
|Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation|
|Rational Exponents and Radicals|
|Sequences, Series, and Summation Notation|
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