College Mathematics For Business, Economics, Life Sciences, And Social Sciences by Raymond A. Barnett

College Mathematics For Business, Economics, Life Sciences, And Social Sciences

byRaymond A. Barnett, Michael R. Ziegler, Karl E. Byleen

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Raymond A. Barnett, a native of California, received his B.A. in mathematical statistics from the University of California at Berkeley and his M.A. in mathematics from the University of Southern California. He has been a member of the Merritt College Mathematics Department, and was chairman of the department for four years. Raymond B...
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Title:College Mathematics For Business, Economics, Life Sciences, And Social SciencesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 10.9 × 8.8 × 1.6 inPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Diagnostic Prerequisite Test




1. Linear Equations and Graphs

1.1 Linear Equations and Inequalities

1.2 Graphs and Lines

1.3 Linear Regression

            Chapter 1 Review

            Review Exercises


2. Functions and Graphs

2.1 Functions

2.2 Elementary Functions: Graphs and Transformations

2.3 Quadratic Functions

2.4 Polynomial and Rational Functions

2.5 Exponential Functions

2.6 Logarithmic Functions

            Chapter 2 Review

            Review Exercises




3. Mathematics of Finance

3.1 Simple Interest

3.2 Compound and Continuous Compound Interest

3.3 Future Value of an Annuity; Sinking Funds

3.4 Present Value of an Annuity; Amortization

            Chapter 3 Review

            Review Exercises


4. Systems of Linear Equations; Matrices

4.1 Review: Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

4.2 Systems of Linear Equations and Augmented Matrices

4.3 Gauss-Jordan Elimination

4.4 Matrices: Basic Operations

4.5 Inverse of a Square Matrix

4.6 Matrix Equations and Systems of Linear Equations

4.7 Leontief Input-Output Analysis

            Chapter 4 Review

            Review Exercises


5. Linear Inequalities and Linear Programming

5.1 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

5.2 Systems of Linear Inequalities in Two Variables

5.3 Linear Programming in Two Dimensions: A Geometric Approach

            Chapter 5 Review

            Review Exercises


6. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method

6.1 The Table Method: An Introduction to the Simplex Method

6.2 The Simplex Method: Maximization with Problem Constraints of the Form ≤

6.3 The Dual; Minimization with Problem Constraints of the form ≥

6.4 Maximization and Minimization with Mixed Problem Constraints

            Chapter 6 Review

            Review Exercises


7. Logic, Sets, and Counting

7.1 Logic

7.2 Sets

7.3 Basic Counting Principles

7.4 Permutations and Combinations

            Chapter 7 Review

            Review Exercises


8. Probability

8.1 Sample Spaces, Events, and Probability

8.2 Union, Intersection, and Complement of Events; Odds

8.3 Conditional Probability, Intersection, and Independence

8.4 Bayes' Formula

8.5 Random Variables, Probability Distribution, and Expected Value

            Chapter 8 Review

            Review Exercises


9. Markov Chains

9.1 Properties of Markov Chains

9.2 Regular Markov Chains

9.3 Absorbing Markov Chains

            Chapter 9 Review

            Review Exercises




10. Limits and the Derivative

10.1 Introduction to Limits

10.2 Infinite Limits and Limits at Infinity

10.3 Continuity

10.4 The Derivative

10.5 Basic Differentiation Properties

10.6 Differentials

10.7 Marginal Analysis in Business and Economics

            Chapter 10 Review

            Review Exercises


11. Additional Derivative Topics

11.1 The Constant e and Continuous Compound Interest

11.2 Derivatives of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

11.3 Derivatives of Products and Quotients

11.4 The Chain Rule

11.4 Implicit Differentiation

11.5 Related Rates

11.7 Elasticity of Demand

            Chapter 11 Review

            Review Exercises


12. Graphing and Optimization

12.1 First Derivative and Graphs

12.2 Second Derivative and Graphs

12.3 L'Hôpital's Rule

12.4 Curve Sketching Techniques

12.5 Absolute Maxima and Minima

12.6 Optimization

            Chapter 12 Review

            Review Exercises


13. Integration

13.1 Antiderivatives and Indefinite Integrals

13.2 Integration by Substitution

13.3 Differential Equations; Growth and Decay

13.4 The Definite Integral

13.5 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

            Chapter 13 Review

            Review Exercises


14. Additional Integration Topics

14.1 Area Between Curves

14.2 Applications in Business and Economics

14.3 Integration by Parts

14.4 Other Integration Methods

            Chapter 14 Review

            Review Exercises


15. Multivariable Calculus

15.1 Functions of Several Variables

15.2 Partial Derivatives

15.3 Maxima and Minima

15.4 Maxima and Minima Using Lagrange Multipliers

15.5 Method of Least Squares

15.6 Double Integrals Over Rectangular Regions

15.7 Double Integrals Over More General Regions

            Chapter 15 Review

            Review Exercises



A. Basic Algebra Review

A.1 Algebra and Real Numbers

A.2 Operations on Polynomials

A.3 Factoring Polynomials

A.4 Operations on Rational Expressions

A.5 Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation

A.6 Rational Exponents and Radicals

A.7 Quadratic Equations


B. Special Topics

B.1 Sequences, Series, and Summation Notation

B.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

B.3 Binomial Theorem


C. Tables

Table I. Basic Geometric Formulas

Table II. Integration Formulas




Applications Index

A Library of Elementary Functions