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Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : John Wiley, 2018.
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Use mathematical analysis in the real world Finite math takes everything you've learned in your previous math courses and brings them together into one course with a focus on organizing and analyzing information, creating mathematical models for approaching business decisions, using statistics principles to understand future states, and applying logic to data organization. Finite Math For Dummies tracks to a typical  Read more...
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Finite math for dummies.
[Place of publication not identified] : John Wiley, 2018
(OCoLC)1005118107
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781119476436 1119476437
OCLC Number: 1031166619
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Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Getting Started with Finite Math; Chapter 1 Feeling Fine with Finite Math; Getting in Line with Linear Statements; Making the Most with Matrices; Staying with the Program; Getting Set with Sets; Posing the Probability; Figuring in Financial Factors; Finding Statistical Satisfaction; Considering the Logical Side of Mathematics; Unlocking the Chains; Getting into Gaming; Chapter 2 Lining Up Linear Functions. Recognizing Equations of LinesIdentifying slope and its scope; Creating different forms of the equation; Writing the equation of a line; Graphing Lines on the Coordinate Plane; Graphing a line using two points; Using the slope and y-intercept to graph a line; Graphing special lines; Determining Relationships between Lines; Parallel and perpendicular lines; Intersecting versus coincidental lines; Solving for a Variable; Chapter 3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations; Solving Systems Using Elimination; Solving a system of two linear equations using elimination. Using elimination to solve a system of three linear equationsSolving Systems Using Substitution; Solving a system of two linear equations using substitution; Taking on a system of three linear equations using substitution; Dealing with Too Many or No Solutions; Too many solutions; No solution at all; Making Linear Equations Work for You; Determining the profit; Mixing it up with a solution; Counting on change; Chapter 4 Taking on Systems of Inequalities; Ruling with Inequalities; Graphing Linear Inequalities; Creating graphs of systems; Making graphs work for you. Part 2 Making Use of Available MethodsChapter 5 Making Way for Matrices; Squaring Off with Matrix Basics; Identifying matrices and their components; Equalizing and transposing matrices; Performing matrix operations and processes; Investigating Row Operations; Performing the row operations; Creating inverses; Applying Matrices and Their Operations; Matrices and motorcycles; Taking matrices to the zoo; Chapter 6 Making Matrices Work for You; Solving Systems of Equations Using Matrices; Solving a linear system in two variables; Forging ahead with four variables; Stopping up short. Multiplying by the inverseDiscovering Multiple Solutions; Applying Matrices to Tasks; Considering input and output; Distributing temperatures; Taking Advantage of Special Formulas; Inverses of 2 × 2 matrices; Inverses of 3 × 3 matrices; Chapter 7 Getting Lined Up with Linear Programming; Setting Up Linear Programming Problems; Making the problem structure work; Solving a maximization problem; Going for a minimum; Going Three-Dimensional; Maximizing in three dimensions; Going for the minimum; Chapter 8 Simply the Simplex Method; Delineating Simplex Method Steps for Maximization.

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