## Finite mathematics for the managerial, life, and social sciencesIn the market-leading FINITE MATHEMATICS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Soo T. Tan provides an accurate, accessible presentation of mathematics combined with just the right balance of applications, pedagogy, and technology to help students succeed in the course. The new Seventh Edition includes highly interesting current applications and Microsoft® Excel exercises to help stimulate student motivation. An exciting new array of supplements provides students with extensive learning support so instructors will have more time to focus on teaching the core concepts. |

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### Contents

Straight Lines and Linear Functions | 2 |

An Algebraic Approach | 218 |

Mathematics of Finance | 280 |

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accumulated amount annuity associated augmented matrix binomial card drawn cars column player compounded monthly Compute Constant constraints cost denote the event denote the number distribution vector earning interest entry EXAMPLE exclusive disjunction expected value experiment F F F F T F false feasible set Find an equation formula fund Gauss-Jordan elimination given graphing utility histogram inequality investment least-squares line linear equations linear programming problem loan machine manufactured Markov chain Maximize Minimize mixed strategy normal distribution objective function obtain optimal solution outcomes payment payoff matrix Pivot column Pivot row plant probability distribution profit random variable real number result row player sample space selected at random SELF-CHECK EXERCISES shown in Figure simplex method slope Solutions to Self-Check solve standard deviation stochastic matrix straight line system of linear tion tree diagram truth table type-A unit price words/characters