# Finite Mathematics with Applications In the Management, Natural, and Social Sciences, 13th edition

• Margaret L. Lial,
• Tom Hungerford,
• John P. Holcomb,

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## Overview

### Hallmark features of this title

• An Apply It  question typically at the start of a section poses a real-world question that is then answered within the examples or exercises.
• Extended Applications at the end of each chapter provide in-depth applied exercises that can be completed individually or as a group project.
• Your Turn Exercises follow selected examples and enable students to check their understanding. Answers are provided at the end of the section's exercises.
• Chapter Review Exercises include Concept Check exercises and a set of Practice  and Exploration exercises, useful for exam prep.
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• Tech Notes: Material on graphing calculators and Microsoft®Excel® is clearly labeled.

ISBN-13: 9780137952854

Subject: Finite Math & Applied Calculus

Category: Finite Math

Prerequisite Skills Test

### 1. Algebra and Equations

• 1.1 The Real Numbers
• 1.2 Polynomials
• 1.3 Factoring
• 1.4 Rational Expressions
• 1.6 First-Degree Equations
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 1: Energy Efficiency and Long-Term Cost Savings

### 2. Graphs, Lines, and Inequalities

• 2.1 Graphs
• 2.2 Equations of Lines
• 2.3 Linear Models
• 2.4 Linear Inequalities
• 2.5 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 2: Using Extrapolation and Interpolation for Prediction

### 3. Functions and Graphs

• 3.1 Functions
• 3.2 Graphs of Functions and Transformations
• 3.3 Applications of Linear Functions
• 3.4 Quadratic Functions and Applications
• 3.5 Polynomial Functions
• 3.6 Rational Functions
• 3.7 Composition of Functions
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 3: Maximizing Profit

### 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

• 4.1 Exponential Functions
• 4.2 Applications of Exponential Functions
• 4.3 Logarithmic Functions
• 4.4 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 4: Gapminder.org

### 5. The Mathematics of Personal Finance

• 5.1 Simple and Compound Interest
• 5.2 Annuities, Future Value, and Sinking Funds
• 5.3 Consumer Loans and Amortization
• 5.4 Bonds and Treasury Bills
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 5: Investing in Stocks and Using the Rule of 72

### 6. Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices

• 6.1 Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Variables
• 6.2 Larger Systems of Linear Equations
• 6.3 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations
• 6.4 Basic Matrix Operations
• 6.5 Matrix Products and Inverses
• 6.6 Applications of Matrices
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 6: Airline Route Maps

### 7. Linear Programming

• 7.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
• 7.2 Linear Programming: The Graphical Method
• 7.3 Applications of Linear Programming
• 7.4 The Simplex Method: Maximization
• 7.5 Maximization Applications
• 7.6 The Simplex Method: Duality and Minimization
• 7.7 The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 7: Cooking with Linear Programming

### 8. Sets and Probability

• 8.1 Sets
• 8.2 Applications of Venn Diagrams and Contingency Tables
• 8.3 Introduction to Probability
• 8.4 Basic Concepts of Probability
• 8.5 Conditional Probability and Independent Events
• 8.6 Bayes’ Formula
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 8: Medical Diagnosis

### 9. Counting, Probability Distributions, and Further Topics in Probability

• 9.1 Probability Distributions and Expected Value
• 9.2 The Multiplication Principle, Permutations, and Combinations
• 9.3 Applications of Counting
• 9.4 Binomial Probability
• 9.5 Markov Chains
• 9.6 Decision Making
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 9: Quick Draw® from the New York State Lottery

### 10. Introduction to Statistics

• 10.1 Frequency Distributions
• 10.2 Measures of Center
• 10.3 Measures of Variation and Boxplots
• 10.4 Normal Distributions
• Summary and Review
• CASE STUDY 10: Standard Deviation as a Measure of Risk

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