ISBN: 9780321614001 | 0321614003

Edition: 12thFormat: Hardcover

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 2/18/2010

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This accessible text is organized into three parts: (1) A Library of Elementary Functions (Chapters 1-2), (2) Finite Mathematics (Chapters 3-9), and (3) Calculus (Chapters 10-15). The bookrs"s overall approach addresses the challenges of teaching and learning when readersrs" prerequisite knowledge varies greatly. Reader-friendly features such as Matched Problems, Explore & Discuss questions, and Conceptual Insights, together with the motivating and ample applications, make this text a popular choice for todayrs"s readers. A Library of Elementary Functions: Linear Equations and Graphs; Functions and Graphs.Finite Mathematics:Mathematics of Finance;Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices;Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming; Linear Programming: Simplex Method; Logic, Sets, and Counting; Probability; Markov Chains.Calculus: Limits and the Derivative; Additional Derivative Topics; Graphing and Optimization; Integration; Additional Integration Topics; Multivariable Calculus. For all readers interested in college mathematics for business, economics, life sciences, and social sciences.