College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences / Edition 8

College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences / Edition 8

by Raymond A. Barnett, Michael Ziegler, Karl Byleen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130797685

ISBN-13: 9780130797681

Pub. Date: 08/03/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This book covers mathematics of finance, linear algebra, linear programming, probability, and descriptive statistics, with an emphasis on cross-discipline principles and practices. Designed to be reader-friendly and accessible, it develops a thorough, functional understanding of mathematical concepts in preparation for their application in other areas. Each chapter…  See more details below

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This book covers mathematics of finance, linear algebra, linear programming, probability, and descriptive statistics, with an emphasis on cross-discipline principles and practices. Designed to be reader-friendly and accessible, it develops a thorough, functional understanding of mathematical concepts in preparation for their application in other areas. Each chapter concentrates on developing concepts and ideas followed immediately by developing computational skills and problem solving. Three-part coverage presents a library of elementary functions, finite mathematics, and calculus. For individuals trying to obtain the essential mathematical tools they need to effectively pursue courses of study in business and economics, life sciences, or social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130797681
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/03/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1138
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.27(h) x 1.58(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1A Library of Elementary Functions1
Ch. 1A Beginning Library of Elementary Functions3
Ch. 2Additional Elementary Functions77
Pt. 2Finite Mathematics127
Ch. 3Mathematics of Finance129
Ch. 4Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices175
Ch. 5Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming265
Ch. 6Probability365
Ch. 7Markov Chains463
Pt. 3Calculus511
Ch. 8The Derivative513
Ch. 9Graphing and Optimization605
Ch. 10Additional Derivative Topics695
Ch. 11Integration745
Ch. 12Additional Integration Topics829
Ch. 13Multivariable Calculus875
App. ABasic Algebra Review943
App. BSpecial Topics1011
App. C: Tables1029
Answers
Index

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