Featuring a de-emphasis of mathematical detail and an emphasis
on techniques, this volume focuses on the applications of basic mathematics,
algebra, finite mathematics, and differential and integral calculus
in the fields of business and economics, and the social and life
uses an intuitive approach all mathematical theorems,
proofs, concepts and ideas are first described intuitively and conversationally;
then worked out mathematically.
features an abundance of step-by-step worked out examples
and procedures (with solutions in full detail).
integrates a great number and variety of carefully chosen
offers a diversity of exercises (5000 total) including true/false and
applied word problems (with answers to odd-numbered exercises).
uses boxes to emphasize major formulas and results, and
features marginal think boxes related directly to adjacent
1. Review of Algebra.
2. Equations in One Variable.
4. Straight Lines.
5. Functions and Graphs.
6. Logarithms and Exponentials.
II. FINITE MATHEMATICS.
7. progressions and the Mathematics of Finance.
9. Matrix Algebra.
10. Inverses and Determinants.
11. Linear Programming.
12. The Derivative.
13. Calculation of Derivatives.
14. Optimization and Curve Sketching.
15. More on Derivatives.
17. The Definite Integral.
18. Several Variables.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises.