# Finite Mathematics, Hybrid (with Enhanced WebAssign with eBook LOE Printed Access Card for One-Term Math and Science) / Edition 8

ISBN-10: 1285084640

ISBN-13: 9781285084640

Pub. Date: 01/03/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, this new hybrid edition features the instructional presentation found in the printed text while delivering end-of-section exercises online in Enhanced WebAssign. The result--a briefer printed text that engages students online! Get the background…  See more details below

## Overview

Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, this new hybrid edition features the instructional presentation found in the printed text while delivering end-of-section exercises online in Enhanced WebAssign. The result--a briefer printed text that engages students online! Get the background you need and discover the usefulness of mathematics in analyzing and solving problems with FINITE MATHEMATICS, 8th Edition. The author clearly explains concepts, and the computations demonstrate enough detail to allow you to follow and learn steps in the problem-solving process. Hundreds of examples and exercises, many based on real-world data, illustrate the practical applications of mathematical concepts. The book also includes technology guidelines to help you successfully use graphing calculators and Microsoft Excel to solve selected exercises.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285084640
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
1,257,751
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

1. FUNCTIONS AND LINES. Functions. Graphs and Lines. Mathematical Models and Applications of Linear Functions. 2. LINEAR SYSTEMS. Systems of Two Equations. Systems with Three Variables: An Introduction to a Matrix Representation of a Linear System of Equations. Gauss-Jordan Method for General Systems of Equations. Matrix Operations. Multiplication of Matrices. The Inverse of a Matrix. Leontief Input-Output Model in Economics. Linear Regression. 3. LINEAR PROGRAMMING. Linear Inequalities in Two Variables. Solutions of Systems of Inequalities: A Geometric Picture. Linear Programming: A Geometric Approach. Applications. 4. LINEAR PROGRAMMING: THE SIMPLEX METHOD. Setting Up the Simplex Methods. The Simplex Method. The Standard Minimum Problem: Duality. Mixed Constraints. Multiple Solutions, Unbounded Solutions, and No Solutions. What's Happening in the Simplex Method? (Optional). 5. MATHEMATICS OF FINANCE. Simple Interest. Compound Interest. Annuities and Sinking Funds. Present Value of an Annuity and Amortization. 6. SETS AND COUNTING. Sets. Counting Elements in a Subset Using a Venn Diagram. Basic Counting Principles. Permutations. Combinations. A Mixture of Counting Problems. Partitions (Optional). 7. PROBABILITY. Introduction to Probability. Equally Likely Events. Compound Events: Union, Intersection, and Complement. Conditional Probability. Independent Events. Bayes' Rule. Markov Chains. 8. STATISTICS. Frequency Distributions. Measures of Central Tendency. Measures of Dispersion: Range, Variance, and Standard Deviation. Random Variables and Probability Distributions of Discrete Random Variables. Expected Value of a Random Variable. Binomial Experiments and Binomial Distribution. Normal Distribution. Estimating Bounds on a Proportion. 9. GAME THEORY. Two-Person Games. Mixed Strategy Games. 10. LOGIC. Statements. Conditional Statements. Equivalent Statements. Valid Arguments. APPENDIX A: REVIEW TOPICS. Properties of Real Numbers. Solving Linear Equations. Coordinate Systems. Linear Inequalities and Interval Notation. APPENDIX B: USING A TI-83/84 GRAPHING CALCULATOR. Notation. Arithmetic Operations. Graphing. Evaluating A Function. Finding the Intersection of Two Graphs. Constructing a Table. Matrices. Statistics. APPENDIX C: USING EXCEL.