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# Finite math for dummies.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books Print version:Finite math for dummies.[Place of publication not identified] : John Wiley, 2018(OCoLC)1005118107 Document, Internet resource Internet Resource, Computer File 9781119476436 1119476437 1031166619 1 online resource 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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