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An introduction to the mathematics of money : saving and investing

Author: David Lovelock; Marilou Mendel; A Larry Wright
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
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This is an undergraduate textbook on the basic aspects of personal savings and investing with a balanced mix of mathematical rigor and economic intuition. It uses routine financial calculations as the motivation and basis for tools of elementary real analysis rather than taking the latter as given. Proofs using induction, recurrence relations and proofs by contradiction are covered. Inequalities such as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lovelock, David, 1938-
Introduction to the mathematics of money.
New York : Springer, c2007
(DLC) 2006931194
(OCoLC)71336358
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lovelock; Marilou Mendel; A Larry Wright
ISBN: 9780387681115 0387681116 9780387344324 0387344322
OCLC Number: 186505384
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 294 p.) : ill.
Contents: Preface --
Interest --
Simple --
Interest --
Compound --
Inflation and Taxes --
Annuities --
Loans and Risks --
Amortization --
Credit Cards --
Bonds --
Stocks and Stock Markets --
Stock Market Indexes, Pricing, and Risk --
Options --
Appendix: Induction, Recurrence Relations, Inequalities --
Appendix: Statistics --
Answers --
References --
Index
Responsibility: David Lovelock, Mendel Marilou, A. Larry Wright.
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