# Mathematics: An Applied Approach

John Wiley & Sons, Jun 1, 2004 - Mathematics - 1256 pages
Continuing its rich tradition of engaging students and demonstrating how mathematics applies to various fields of study, the new edition of this text is packed with real data and real-life applications to business, economics, social and life sciences. Users continually praise Sullivan and Mizrahi for their attention to conceptual development, well-graded and applied examples and exercise sets that include CPA, CMA, and Actuarial exam questions. The new Eighth Edition also features a new full color design and improved goal-oriented pedagogy to facilitate understanding, including:
• More opportunities for the use of graphing calculator, including screen shots and instructions.
• Icons clearly identify each opportunity for the use of spreadsheets or graphing calculator.
• Work problems appear throughout the text, giving the student the chance to immediately reinforce the concept or skill they have just learned.
• Chapter Reviews contain a variety of features to help synthesize the ideas of the chapter, including: Objectives Check, Important Terms and Concepts, True-False Items,Fill in the Blanks, Review Exercises, Mathematical Questions from Professional Exams (CPA).

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### Contents

 LINEAR EQUATIONS 2 Chapter Review 43 FINANCE 105 Chapter Review 151 GEOMETRIC APPROACH 158 Chapter Review 187 SIMPLEX METHOD 194 Chapter Review 252
 CLASSES OF FUNCTIONS 603 Chapter Review 667 Predicting Population Growth 674 Chapter Review 707 THE DERIVATIVE OF A FUNCTION 713 Chapter Review 780 GRAPHING FUNCTIONS 787 Chapter Review 852

 Balancing NutrientsContinued 258 Chapter Review 310 SETS COUNTING TECHNIQUES 316 Chapter Review 357 PROBABILITY 364 Chapter Review 412 Asking Sensitive Questions Using Conditional Probability 418 Chapter Review 461 STATISTICS 469 Chapter Review 525 Average Weather 533 Chapter Review 596 Evaluating Car Rental Costs 602
 THE INTEGRAL OF A FUNCTION 860 Chapter Review 917 OTHER APPLICATIONS AND EXTENSIONS 925 Chapter Review 945 CALCULUS OF FUNCTIONS OF 951 Chapter Review 992 APPENDIX A REVIEW 2 The Distance Formula A85 87 PROGRAMMING PROBLEMS 93 Answers to OddNumbered Problems 112 Photo Credits PC1 224 Copyright