Normal 0 false false false Goldsteinrs"sFinite Mathematics, Tenth Editionis a comprehensive print and online program for readers interested in business, economics, life science, or social sciences. Without sacrificing mathematical integrity, the book clearly presents the concepts in a flexible content sequence with a large quantity of exceptional, in-depth exercise sets. The textbook is supported by a wide array of supplements as well as MyMathLab reg; and MathXL reg; , the most widely adopted and acclaimed online homework and assessment system on the market. Linear Equations and Straight Lines; Matrices; Linear Programming, A Geometric Approach; The Simplex Method; Sets and Counting; Probability; Probability and Statistics; Markov Processes; The Theory of Games; The Mathematics of Finance; Difference Equations and Mathematical Models; Logic For all readers interested in finite mathematics.

**Larry Goldstein** has received several distinguished teaching awards, given more than fifty Conference and Colloquium talks & addresses, and written more than fifty books in math and computer programming. He received his PhD at Princeton and his BA and MA at the University of Pennsylvania. He also teaches part time at Drexel University.

**David Schneider**, who is known widely for his tutorial software, holds a BA degree from Oberlin College and a PhD from MIT. He is currently an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland. He has authored eight widely used math texts, fourteen highly acclaimed computer books, and three widely used mathematics software packages. He has also produced instructional videotapes at both the University of Maryland and the BBC.

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**Martha Siegel **holds a BA from Russell Sage College, attended Rensselear Polytechnic Institute as a special student, and received his PhD at the University of Rochester. From 1966 until 1971 she taught at Goucher University in Baltimore. Since 1971 she has been a professor at Towson State University, also in Maryland. Professor Siegel has been on the writing team of this book since the fifth edition and is also the co-author of a precalculus reform book.