• Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337671568
Category: Mathematics
Page: 50
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MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 12th Edition, engages students with its concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods and relevant applications throughout. Intended for two-semester applied calculus or combined finite mathematics and applied calculus courses, the book places concepts in real-life context to help students strengthen their understanding. A focus on modeling--with modeling problems clearly labeled in the examples and problems, so they can be treated as optional--and flexible content organization accommodate different teaching approaches, enabling instructors to decide the order in which topics may be presented and the degree to which they may be emphasized. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113371207X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1104
View: 7688
MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 10th Edition, is intended for a two-semester applied calculus or combined finite mathematics and applied calculus course. The book's concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods, and interesting and relevant applications keep students who typically take the course--business, economics, life sciences, and social sciences majors--engaged in the material. This edition broadens the book's real-life context by adding a number of environmental science and economic applications. The use of modeling has been expanded, with modeling problems now clearly labeled in the examples. Also included in the Tenth Edition is a brief review of algebra to prepare students with different backgrounds for the material in later chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780547169972
Category: Mathematics
Page: 432
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This manual includes worked-out solutions to the odd-numbered problems in the text.

    • Mathematics

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences Student Solutions Manual


Author: Ronald J. Harshbarger,James J. Reynolds
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
ISBN: 9780618676927
Category: Mathematics
Page: 416
View: 2059
This guide contains solutions to selected problems from the text, including odd-numbered exercises from the end-of-section exercise sets, as well as odd- and even-numbered exercises from the Chapter Reviews and Chapter Tests. In addition, this guide provides extra Supplementary Exercises with accompanying answers that reinforce the concepts and techniques presented in the text.


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Mathematics with Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Howard Anton,Bernard Kolman
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483264378
Category: Mathematics
Page: 864
View: 474
Mathematics with Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences, Second Edition presents the fundamentals of finite mathematics in a style tailored for beginners, but at the same time covers the subject matter in sufficient depth so that the student can see a rich variety of realistic and relevant applications in management, life sciences, and social sciences. Some applications of probability, game theory, and Markov chains are given. Comprised of 16 chapters, this book begins with an introduction to set theory, followed by a discussion on Cartesian coordinate systems and graphs. Subsequent chapters focus on linear programming from a geometric point of view; matrices, the solution of linear systems, and applications; the simplex method for solving linear programming problems; and permutations, combinations, and counting methods. Probability for finite sample spaces and basic concepts in statistics are also considered, along with the mathematics of finance and applications of calculus. This monograph is intended for students and instructors of applied mathematics.

    • Mathematics

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences


Author: Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305887832
Category: Mathematics
Page: 896
View: 6180
Soo Tan’s APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Ninth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide you with the context you need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common, real-life experiences to which you can relate. It also draws applications from numerous professional fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily work activities. Numerous exercises ensure that you have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. Algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter Preliminaries, appear where and when you need them. The text’s exciting array of supplements equips you with extensive learning support to help you make the most of your study time. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Finite Mathematics

For Business, Management, and the Social Sciences
Author: W.D. Wallis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475738145
Category: Mathematics
Page: 355
View: 8624
This concisely written text in finite mathematics gives a sequential, distinctly applied presentation of topics, employing a pedagogical approach that is ideal for freshmen and sophomores in business, the social sciences, and the liberal arts. The work opens with a brief review of sets and numbers, followed by an introduction to data sets, counting arguments, and the Binomial Theorem, which sets the foundation for elementary probability theory and some basic statistics. Further chapters treat graph theory as it relates to modelling, matrices and vectors, and linear programming. Requiring only two years of high school algebra, this book's many examples and illuminating problem sets - with selected solutions - will appeal to a wide audience of students and teachers.


    • Education

Mathematics Application for Management, Life, and Social Science


Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1490250891
Category: Education
Page: 59
View: 3109
Facts101 is your complete guide to Mathematics Application for Management, Life, and Social Science. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.


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Mathematics with Applications in the Management, Natural, and Social Sciences


Author: Margaret L. Lial,Thomas W. Hungerford,John P. Holcomb, Jr.,Bernadette Mullins
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134767628
Category: Mathematics
Page: 936
View: 6332
For freshman/sophomore, 2-semester or 2-3 quarter courses in Finite Math & Applied Calculus or Mathematics for Business. A strong foundation and logical progression through finite math and calculus The unique organization of Mathematics with Applications in the Management, Natural, and Social Sciences gives students four chapters of college algebra, rather than the usual two, before moving into finite math and calculus. From there, the authors build upon familiar foundations and then move to new concepts; students are shown concrete examples before learning general rules and formulas. With an ongoing focus on real-world problem solving, almost every section in the 12th Edition includes relevant, contemporary applications and fine-tuned pedagogical devices. A prior course in basic algebra is assumed. Also available with MyLab Math By combining trusted authors' content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab(tm) personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Math, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 013486266X / 9780134862668 Mathematics with Applications and MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Title-Specific Access Card Package, 12/e Package consists of: 0134767624 / 9780134767628 Mathematics with Applications In the Management, Natural, and Social Sciences, 12/e 0134856554 / 9780134856551 MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Mathematics with Applications, 12/e

    • Social Science

Mathematics for Social Scientists


Author: Jonathan Kropko
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506304222
Category: Social Science
Page: 408
View: 3157
Written for social science students who will be working with or conducting research, Mathematics for Social Scientists offers a non-intimidating approach to learning or reviewing math skills essential in quantitative research methods. The text is designed to build students’ confidence by presenting material in a conversational tone and using a wealth of clear and applied examples. Author Jonathan Kropko argues that mastering these concepts will break students’ reliance on using basic models in statistical software, allowing them to engage with research data beyond simple software calculations.


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An Introduction to Statistical Learning

with Applications in R
Author: Gareth James,Daniela Witten,Trevor Hastie,Robert Tibshirani
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461471389
Category: Mathematics
Page: 426
View: 5324
An Introduction to Statistical Learning provides an accessible overview of the field of statistical learning, an essential toolset for making sense of the vast and complex data sets that have emerged in fields ranging from biology to finance to marketing to astrophysics in the past twenty years. This book presents some of the most important modeling and prediction techniques, along with relevant applications. Topics include linear regression, classification, resampling methods, shrinkage approaches, tree-based methods, support vector machines, clustering, and more. Color graphics and real-world examples are used to illustrate the methods presented. Since the goal of this textbook is to facilitate the use of these statistical learning techniques by practitioners in science, industry, and other fields, each chapter contains a tutorial on implementing the analyses and methods presented in R, an extremely popular open source statistical software platform. Two of the authors co-wrote The Elements of Statistical Learning (Hastie, Tibshirani and Friedman, 2nd edition 2009), a popular reference book for statistics and machine learning researchers. An Introduction to Statistical Learning covers many of the same topics, but at a level accessible to a much broader audience. This book is targeted at statisticians and non-statisticians alike who wish to use cutting-edge statistical learning techniques to analyze their data. The text assumes only a previous course in linear regression and no knowledge of matrix algebra.

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Mathematics and Physics of Emerging Biomedical Imaging


Author: Committee on the Mathematics and Physics of Emerging Dynamic Biomedical Imaging,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
Page: 231
View: 9218
This cross-disciplinary book documents the key research challenges in the mathematical sciences and physics that could enable the economical development of novel biomedical imaging devices. It is hoped that the infusion of new insights from mathematical scientists and physicists will accelerate progress in imaging. Incorporating input from dozens of biomedical researchers who described what they perceived as key open problems of imaging that are amenable to attack by mathematical scientists and physicists, this book introduces the frontiers of biomedical imaging, especially the imaging of dynamic physiological functions, to the educated nonspecialist. Ten imaging modalities are covered, from the well-established (e.g., CAT scanning, MRI) to the more speculative (e.g., electrical and magnetic source imaging). For each modality, mathematics and physics research challenges are identified and a short list of suggested reading offered. Two additional chapters offer visions of the next generation of surgical and interventional techniques and of image processing. A final chapter provides an overview of mathematical issues that cut across the various modalities.

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Abstract Algebra

Theory and Applications
Author: Thomas W. Judson
Publisher: Orthogonal Publishing L3c
ISBN: 9781944325053
Category: Mathematics
Page: 434
View: 3195
Abstract Algebra: Theory and Applications is an open-source textbook that is designed to teach the principles and theory of abstract algebra to college juniors and seniors in a rigorous manner. Its strengths include a wide range of exercises, both computational and theoretical, plus many non-trivial applications. The first half of the book presents group theory, through the Sylow theorems, with enough material for a semester-long course. The second-half is suitable for a second semester and presents rings, integral domains, Boolean algebras, vector spaces, and fields, concluding with Galois Theory.