Finite Mathematics With 1pass for Finite Mathnow + Vmentor

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-08-24
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Take calculus into the real world with APPLIED CALCULUS. Authors Waner and Costenoble make applied calculus easy to understand and relevant to your interests. And, this textbook interfaces with your graphing calculator and your home spreadsheet program. Plus it comes with AppliedCalculusNOW. After a simple pre-test, the AppliedCalculusNOW online learning system customizes all the exercises and class information around your individual needs. This edition also comes with Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING, which gives you access to one-on-one, online tutoring help with an expert in the subject. And it gives you a virtual study group, toożinteract with the tutor and other students using two-way audio, an interactive whiteboard for discussing the problem, and instant messaging.

Table of Contents

Functions and Linear Models
Functions from the Numerical and Algebraic Viewpoints
Functions from the Graphical Viewpoint
Linear Functions
Linear Models
Linear Regression
Modeling Spending on Internet Advertising
Optional Internet Topic: New Functions from Old: Scaled and Shifted Functions
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
The Impact of Regulating Sulfur Emissions
Matrix Algebra and Applications
Matrix Addition and Scalar Multiplication
Matrix Multiplication
Matrix Inversion
Input-Output Models
Chapter Project: The Japanese Economy
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 (Optional)
Chapter Project: Airline Scheduling
The Mathematics of Finanace
Simple Interest
Compound Interest
Annuities, Loans, and Bonds
Chapter Project: Saving for College
Sets and Counting
Set Operations
The Addition and Multiplication Principles
Permutations and Combinations
Designing a Puzzle
Sample Spaces and Events
Estimated Probability
Empirical Probability
Probability and Counting Techniques
Probability Distributions
Conditional Probability and Independence
Bayes' Theorem and Applications
Chapter Project: The Monty Hall Problem
Random Variables and Statistics
Random Variables and Distributions
Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Random Variables
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
Normal Distributions
Chapter Project: Spotting Tax Fraud with Benford's Law
Optional Internet Topics: Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
Confidence Intervals
Hypothesis Testing
Markov Systems
Markov Systems
Distribution Vectors and Powers of the Transition Matrix
Long-Range Behavior of Regular Markov Systems
Absorbing Markov Systems
Chapter Project: Predicting the Price of Gold
Real Numbers
Table: Area Under a Normal Curve
Optional Internet Chapters
G. Game Theory
Two-Person Zero Sum Games
Reduction by Dominance
Strictly Determined Games
Solving Games using the Simplex Method
Expert Opinion--Harvesting Forests
L. Introduction to Logic
Statements and Logical Operators
Logical Equivalence, Tautologies and Contradictions
The Conditional and the Biconditional
Tautological Implications and Tautological Equivalences
Rules of Inference
Arguments and Proofs
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