College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences

College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences

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This mid-level text covers mathematics of finance, linear algebra, linear programming, probability, and descriptive statistics, with an emphasis on cross-discipline principles and practices. Designed to be student friendly and accessible, it 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.*Includes more optional technology examples and exercises, especially those using real data*Ends each chapter with two group activities, one of which involves technology*Features a large variety and quantity of *Uses simplified versions of real-world modelsshow more

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  • Hardback | 1138 pages
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 50.8mm | 2,267.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 8th edition
  • 0130797685
  • 9780130797681

Table of contents

I. A LIBRARY OF ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS. 1. A Beginning Library of Elementary Functions. 2. Additional Elementary Functions. II. FINITE MATHEMATICS. 3. Mathematics of Finance. 4. Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices. 5. Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming. 6. Probability. 7. Markov Chains. III. CALCULUS. 8. The Derivative. 9. Graphing and Optimization. 10. Additional Derivative Topics. 11. Integration. 12. Additional Integration Topics. 13. Multivariable Calculus. Appendix A: Basic Algebra Review Self-Test on Basic Algebra. Appendix B: Special Topics. Appendix C: Tables. Answers.show more

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