# Mathematics for Business, Science, and Technology

Orchard Publications, 2001 - Mathematics - 458 pages
This text is targeted at high school seniors who plan to enter business, science, and technology related fields, and working professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge on various math topics including probability and optimization methods. This book begins with the basic mathematical operations and ends with advanced and yet practical examples. Contains many real-world examples supplemented with computer applications. It is ideal for self-study.

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### Contents

 Chapter 1 Chapter 6 Multiplication and Division 1 Laws of Logarithms 9 Interpolation and Extrapolation 215 15 Arithmetic Series 219 27 Solutions to Exercises 230 30 Systems of Three Equations 6
 Common Probability Distributions and Tests 1 Proportions 223 2 The Uniform Distribution 116 9 The Normal Gaussian Distribution 1113 31 The Students tDistribution 1136 39 The F Distribution 1144 45 The Poisson Distribution 1147 51 The Rayleigh Distribution 1157 57

 Matrices and Simultaneous Solution of Equations 13 Summary 325 25 Solutions to Exercises 331 33 Solid Geometry Figures 417 17 Summary 424 25 Exercises 429 33 Trigonometric Functions 5 Fundamental Relations and Identities 11 Exercises 518 18 Fundamentals of Calculus 1 ii 4 Integral Calculus 615 21 Chapter 11 11 Sinking Funds 723 23 Perpetuities 736 36 The MATLAB Financial Toolbox 758 65 Solutions to Exercises 778 78 StraightLine SL Depreciation Method 4 Impairments 818 18 Chapter 9 35 Exercises 914 49 Probability Function 102 69
 Sampling Distribution of Means 1163 63 The z t F and tests 1172 72 χ2 Summary 1178 78 Summary 224 85 Exercises 1187 87 Chapter 12 93 Parabolic Regression 127 101 Two Random Variables 1011 102 Correlation Coefficient 1212 107 Solutions to Exercises 1221 115 Chapter 13 117 Summary 1019 126 Introduction 131 141 Exercises 228 151 Appendix 1 Exercises 1022 10 Subplots A19 19 Appendix 1 The Gamma Distribution B15 15 Some Practical Examples 29 Copyright