Finite Mathematics 4th edition

Stefan Waner and Steven Costenoble
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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• Chapter 0: Algebra Review
• 0.1: Real Numbers
• 0.3: Multiplying and Factoring Algebraic Expressions
• 0.4: Rational Expressions
• 0.5: Solving Polynomial Equations
• 0.6: Solving Miscellaneous Equations

• Chapter 1: Functions and Linear Models
• 1.1: Functions from the Numerical and Algebraic Viewpoints (33)
• 1.2: Functions from the Graphical Viewpoint (28)
• 1.3: Linear Functions (45)
• 1.4: Linear Models (34)
• 1.5: Linear Regression (26)

• Chapter 2: Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
• 2.1: Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Unknowns (28)
• 2.2: Using Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations (32)
• 2.3: Applications of Systems of Linear Equations (22)

• Chapter 3: Matrix Algebra and Applications
• 3.1: Matrix Addition and Scalar Multiplication (27)
• 3.2: Matrix Multiplication (31)
• 3.3: Matrix Inversion (29)
• 3.4: Game Theory (20)
• 3.5: Input-Output Models (20)

• Chapter 4: Linear Programming
• 4.1: Graphing Linear Inequalities (23)
• 4.2: Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically (32)
• 4.3: The Simplex Method: Solving Standard Maximization Problems (28)
• 4.4: The Simplex Method: Solving General Linear Programming Problems (20)
• 4.5: The Simplex Method and Duality (Optional) (23)

• Chapter 5: The Mathematics of Finance
• 5.1: Simple Interest (24)
• 5.2: Compound Interest (40)
• 5.3: Annuities, Loans, and Bonds (28)

• Chapter 6: Sets and Counting
• 6.1: Sets and Set Operations (20)
• 6.2: Cardinality (20)
• 6.3: The Addition and Multiplication Principles (20)
• 6.4: Permutations and Combinations (20)

• Chapter 7: Probability
• 7.1: Sample Spaces and Events (20)
• 7.2: Estimated and Theoretical Probability (23)
• 7.3: Properties of Probability Distributions (20)
• 7.4: Probability and Counting Tecniques (Optional) (18)
• 7.5: Conditional Probability and Independence (20)
• 7.6: Bayes' Theorem and Applications (20)
• 7.7: Markov Systems (19)

• Chapter 8: Random Variables and Statistics
• 8.1: Random Variables and Distributions (19)
• 8.2: Bernoulli Trials and Binomial Random Variables (20)
• 8.3: Measures of Central Tendency (20)
• 8.4: Measures of Dispersion (20)
• 8.5: Normal Distributions (20)

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Chapter 1: Functions and Linear Models
1.1 33 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 016 018 019 021 023 024 025 028 029 030 031 032 033 035 036 037 038 039 041
1.2 28 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 027 028 029 032 040
1.3 45 001 002 003 004 006 007 008 009 010 011 013 015 017 019 022 024 025 027 028 030 031 032 033 035 036 038 039 043 045 047 048 051 053 055 057 058 059 060 061 063 064 068 069 070 074
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1.5 26 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 024 025 026
Chapter 2: Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
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2.3 22 002 003 006 007 009 010 011 013 015 016 018 021 022 025 026 028 029 032 034 035 037 040
Chapter 3: Matrix Algebra and Applications
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3.2 31 002 003 005 007 010 011 013 016 017 019 022 023 025 027 029 031 033 035 037 045 046 051 052 053 054 055 056 057 058 063 070
3.3 29 001 002 004 007 011 013 014 016 017 018 019 021 023 024 027 029 035 037 039 043 044 045 047 048 049 052 055 057 067
3.4 20 002 005 007 010 012 016 019 020 023 024 025 027 029 032 035 038 041 044 045 046
3.5 20 001 002 003 004 005 008 009 012 015 016 018 020 021 022 023 024 025 026 027 028
Chapter 4: Linear Programming
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4.2 32 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 009 011 012 013 014 015 016 017 018 019 021 023 025 028 029 030 032 033 035 036 037 039 040 042 046
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4.4 20 002 003 004 005 007 009 011 013 014 016 017 019 022 023 025 028 031 034 037 040
4.5 23 001 005 007 009 010 011 012 013 014 015 018 019 021 024 025 026 028 030 031 032 040 042 044
Chapter 5: The Mathematics of Finance
5.1 24 001 002 003 004 005 007 009 012 013 016 017 018 019 020 021 022 023 025 028 031 032 033 040 042
5.2 40 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 012 013 015 016 017 018 019 021 022 023 025 027 028 029 030 031 033 034 036 037 039 041 044 049 055 062 063 064 068 073
5.3 28 001 002 003 004 005 007 008 009 011 013 014 015 016 017 019 020 021 022 023 025 027 029 038 039 041 051 052 053
Chapter 6: Sets and Counting
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6.2 20 005 008 013 015 016 017 018 022 027 028 031 034 035 037 041 045 053 056 057 067
6.3 20 002 003 004 005 007 008 019 020 024 025 029 030 037 038 045 049 051 054 057 058
6.4 20 001 003 005 006 009 010 017 018 021 027 031 035 041 046 050 053 056 059 066 076
Chapter 7: Probability
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7.2 23 001 007 015 016 023 025 026 027 032 036 045 046 047 048 049 050 051 052 053 054 057 066 070
7.3 20 004 007 009 013 016 019 022 023 024 029 031 032 037 038 041 042 047 048 049 050
7.4 18 001 004 005 006 009 010 011 013 021 025 029 030 031 033 034 035 037 040
7.5 20 003 008 011 016 017 021 024 027 030 031 035 037 043 046 049 055 061 063 064 089
7.6 20 002 005 006 008 011 012 013 015 016 017 019 021 022 024 025 026 031 032 033 034
7.7 19 001 002 008 009 011 012 016 023 027 031 034 037 039 040 043 044 047 048 050
Chapter 8: Random Variables and Statistics
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8.2 20 001 002 003 004 009 010 011 012 013 017 021 024 026 027 028 029 031 033 037 040
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Total 912