## Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social SciencesMarket-leading FINITE MATHEMATICS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Tenth Edition, educates by application and real-world examples. A traditional book with a modern feel, the text pairs pioneering technology with rock-solid theory, delivering matchless flexibility to both traditional and modern practitioners. The Tenth Edition, as with previous editions, is suitable for both majors and non-majors alike. The text abounds with helpful examples, exercises, applications, and features to motivate further exploration. Portfolio profiles highlight the way actual professionals use math in their day-to-day business. Newly enhanced technology sections provide step-by-step instructions for solving examples and exercises in Excel 2010. Supported by a powerful array of supplements including Enhanced WebAssign, the new Tenth Edition enables students to make full use of their study time and maximize their chances of success in class. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. |

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### Contents

Straight Lines and Linear Functions | 1 |

Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices | 67 |

Linear Programming A Geometric Approach | 159 |

Linear Programming An Algebraic Approach | 205 |

Mathematics of Finance | 265 |

Sets and Counting | 323 |

Probability | 363 |

Probability Distributions and Statistics | 427 |

The System of Real Numbers | 577 |

Review of Logarithms | 581 |

Tables | 587 |

Answers to OddNumbered Exercises | 593 |

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Photo Credits | 629 |

HowTo Technology Index | 632 |

Formulas | 633 |

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