Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2018 - Mathematics - 50 pages
MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 12th Edition, engages students with its concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods and relevant applications throughout. Intended for two-semester applied calculus or combined finite mathematics and applied calculus courses, the book places concepts in real-life context to help students strengthen their understanding. A focus on modeling--with modeling problems clearly labeled in the examples and problems, so they can be treated as optional--and flexible content organization accommodate different teaching approaches, enabling instructors to decide the order in which topics may be presented and the degree to which they may be emphasized.
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Contents

Algebraic Concepts
1
Linear Equations and Functions
51
Quadratic and Other Special Functions
121
Matrices
179
Inequalities and Linear Programming
249
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
315
Mathematics of Finance
360
Introduction to Probability
419
Derivatives Continued
691
Indefinite Integrals
737
Definite Integrals Techniques of Integration
785
Functions of Two or More Variables
856
Graphing Calculator Guide
903
Excel Guide Excel 2010 and 2016
929
Areas under the Standard Normal Curve
946
Answers
1

Further Topics in Probability Data Description
483
Derivatives
533
Applications of Derivatives
627

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A professor at the University of South Carolina, Ron Harshbarger has worked with Jim Reynolds on MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS since the book's inception. Like his co-author, he has taught for over 20 years, at all levels of undergraduate mathematics.

A professor at Clarion University in Pennsylvania, Jim Reynolds has worked with Ron Harshbarger on MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS since the book's inception. Like his co-author, he has taught for over 20 years, at all levels of undergraduate mathematics.

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