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

Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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• Chapter 1: Straight Lines and Linear Functions
• 1.1: The Cartesian Coordinate System (29)
• 1.2: Straight Lines (56)
• 1.3: Linear Functions and Mathematical Models (32)
• 1.4: Intersection of Straight Lines (22)
• 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 (29)
• 2.2: Systems of Linear Equations: Unique Solutions (49)
• 2.3: Systems of Linear Equations: Underdetermined and Overdetermined Systems (34)
• 2.4: Matrices (36)
• 2.5: Multiplication of Matrices (41)
• 2.6: The Inverse of a Square Matrix (33)
• 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 (28)
• 3.2: Linear Programming Problems (24)
• 3.3: Graphical Solution of Linear Programming Problems (30)
• 3.4: Sensitivity Analysis (16)
• 3: Review Exercises (16)

• Chapter 4: Linear Programming: An Algebraic Approach
• 4.1: The Simplex Method: Standard Maximization Problems (32)
• 4.2: The Simplex Method: Standard Minimization Problems (19)
• 4.3: The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems (16)
• 4: Review Exercises (14)

• Chapter 5: Mathematics of Finance
• 5.1: Compound Interest (49)
• 5.2: Annuities (21)
• 5.3: Amortization and Sinking Funds (35)
• 5.4: Arithmetic and Geometric Progressions (26)
• 5: Review Exercises (17)

• Chapter 6: Sets and Counting
• 6.1: Sets and Set Operations (44)
• 6.2: The Number of Elements in a Finite Set (28)
• 6.3: The Multiplication Principle (25)
• 6.4: Permutations and Combinations (52)
• 6: Review Exercises (20)

• Chapter 7: Probability
• 7.1: Experiments, Sample Spaces, and Events (30)
• 7.2: Definition of Probability (36)
• 7.3: Rules of Probability (36)
• 7.4: Use of Counting Techniques in Probability (27)
• 7.5: Conditional Probability and Independent Events (39)
• 7.6: Bayes' Theorem (34)
• 7: Review Exercises (36)

• Chapter 8: Probability Distributions and Statistics
• 8.1: Distributions of Random Variables (25)
• 8.2: Expected Value (32)
• 8.3: Variance and Standard Deviation (35)
• 8.4: The Binomial Distribution (39)
• 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 (17)
• 9.2: Regular Markov Chains (17)
• 9.3: Absorbing Markov Chains (19)
• 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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