Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences 12th edition

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Soo T. Tan
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  • Chapter 1: Straight Lines and Linear Functions
    • 1.1: The Cartesian Coordinate System (27)
    • 1.2: Straight Lines (42)
    • 1.3: Linear Functions and Mathematical Models (29)
    • 1.4: Intersection of Straight Lines (21)
    • 1.5: The Method of Least Squares (28)
    • 1: Review Exercises (17)

  • Chapter 2: Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
    • 2.1: Systems of Linear Equations: An Introduction (25)
    • 2.2: Systems of Linear Equations: Unique Solutions (38)
    • 2.3: Systems of Linear Equations: Underdetermined and Overdetermined Systems (27)
    • 2.4: Matrices (32)
    • 2.5: Multiplication of Matrices (28)
    • 2.6: The Inverse of a Square Matrix (25)
    • 2.7: Leontief Input–Output Model (13)
    • 2: Review Exercises (23)

  • Chapter 3: Linear Programming: A Geometric Approach
    • 3.1: Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables (23)
    • 3.2: Linear Programming Problems (24)
    • 3.3: Graphical Solution of Linear Programming Problems (27)
    • 3.4: Sensitivity Analysis (16)
    • 3: Review Exercises (16)

  • Chapter 4: Linear Programming: An Algebraic Approach
    • 4.1: The Simplex Method: Standard Maximization Problems (28)
    • 4.2: The Simplex Method: Standard Minimization Problems (17)
    • 4.3: The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems (13)
    • 4: Review Exercises (14)

  • Chapter 5: Mathematics of Finance
    • 5.1: Compound Interest (41)
    • 5.2: Annuities (20)
    • 5.3: Amortization and Sinking Funds (32)
    • 5.4: Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions (23)
    • 5: Review Exercises (17)

  • Chapter 6: Sets and Counting
    • 6.1: Sets and Set Operations (26)
    • 6.2: The Number of Elements in a Finite Set (24)
    • 6.3: The Multiplication Principle (25)
    • 6.4: Permutations and Combinations (49)
    • 6: Review Exercises (20)

  • Chapter 7: Probability
    • 7.1: Experiments, Sample Spaces, and Events (23)
    • 7.2: Definition of Probability (36)
    • 7.3: Rules of Probability (35)
    • 7.4: Use of Counting Techniques in Probability (26)
    • 7.5: Conditional Probability and Independent Events (35)
    • 7.6: Bayes' Theorem (31)
    • 7: Review Exercises (36)

  • Chapter 8: Probability Distributions and Statistics
    • 8.1: Distributions of Random Variables (25)
    • 8.2: Expected Value (30)
    • 8.3: Variance and Standard Deviation (35)
    • 8.4: The Binomial Distribution (36)
    • 8.5: The Normal Distribution (20)
    • 8.6: Applications of the Normal Distribution (20)
    • 8: Review Exercises (26)

  • Chapter 9: Markov Chains and the Theory of Games
    • 9.1: Markov Chains (14)
    • 9.2: Regular Markov Chains (14)
    • 9.3: Absorbing Markov Chains (16)
    • 9.4: Game Theory and Strictly Determined Games (20)
    • 9.5: Games with Mixed Strategies (20)
    • 9: Review Exercises (15)

  • Chapter A: Introduction to Logic
    • A.1: Propositions and Connectives
    • A.2: Truth Tables
    • A.3: The Conditional and Biconditional Connectives
    • A.4: Laws of Logic
    • A.5: Arguments
    • A.6: Applications of Logic to Switching Networks

  • Chapter B: The System of Real Numbers
    • B.1: The System of Real Numbers

  • Chapter C: Review of Logarithms
    • C.1: Review of Logarithms

  • Chapter D: Tables
    • D.1: Binomial Probabilities
    • D.2: The Standard Normal Distribution


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Chapter 2: Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
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Chapter 3: Linear Programming: A Geometric Approach
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Chapter 4: Linear Programming: An Algebraic Approach
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Chapter 5: Mathematics of Finance
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Chapter 6: Sets and Counting
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Chapter 7: Probability
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Chapter 8: Probability Distributions and Statistics
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Chapter 9: Markov Chains and the Theory of Games
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