College Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and Social Sciences / Edition 6by Raymond A. Barnett, Michael R. Ziegler
Pub. Date: 01/28/1993
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 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.
Table of Contents
(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Review and Group Activities.)
I. A LIBRARY OF ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS.
2. Additional Elementary Functions.
II. FINITE MATHEMATICS.
4. Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices.
5. Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming.
7. Markov Chains.
9. Graphing and Optimization.
10. Additional Derivative Topics.
12. Additional Integration Topics.
13. Multivariable Calculus.
Appendix A: Basic Algebra Review.
Appendix B: Special Topics.
Appendix C: Tables.
Library of Elementary Functions.
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