## Table of Contents

**1. Applications of Linear Functions.**

The Cartesian Plane and Graphing.

Equations of Straight Lines.

Linear Modeling.

Two Lines: Relating the Geometry to the Equations.

Regression and Correlation.

**2. Systems of Linear Equations.**

Linear Systems as Mathematical Models.

Linear Systems Having One or No Solutions.

Linear Systems having Many Solutions.

**3. Matrix Algebra.**

Matrix Addition and Applications.

Matrix Multiplication and Applications.

The Inverse of a Matrix.

More Applications of Inverses.

**4. Linear Programming: The Graphical Method.**

Modeling Linear Programming Problems.

Linear Inequalities in Two variables.

Solving Linear Programming Problems Graphically.

**5. Linear Programming: The Simplex Method.**

Slack Variables and Pivoting.

The Simplex Algorithm: Maximization.

The Simplex Algorithm: Minimization.

Nonstandard Problems: Crown's Rules.

The Dual Problem.

**6. Mathematics of Finance.**

Simple and Compound Interest.

Ordinary Annuities.

Consumer Loans and Amortization.

**7. Logic, Sets, and Counting Techniques.**

Logic.

Truth Tables.

Sets, Set Operations, and Venn Diagrams.

Applications of Venn Diagrams.

Counting: The Multiplication Principle.

Permutations.

Combinations.

**8. Basic Concepts of Probability.**

Sample Spaces with Equally Likely Outcomes.

Outcomes with Unequal Probability; Odds.

Discrete Random Variables and Expected Value.

**9. Additional Topics in Probability.**

Addition Rules for Probability and Mutually Exclusive Events.

Conditional Probability.

Multiplications Rules Probability and Independent Events.

Bayes' Theorem.

The Binomial Distribution.

**10. Statistics.**

Organizing Data; Frequency Distributions.

Measures of Central Tendency.

Measures of Dispersion.

Continuous Random Variables and the Normal Distribution.

**11. Markov Chains.**

Markov Chains as Mathematical Models.

State Vectors.

Regular Markov Chains.

**12. Game Theory: Two Player, Zero-Sum Games.**

Strictly Determined Games.

The Expected Value of Games with Mixed Strategies.

Solving Mixed-Strategy Games.

**Appendices.**

Appendix I: Algebra Review.

Appendix II: Introduction to Spreadsheets.

Appendix III: Standard Normal Table.

Appendix IV: Solutions to Odd Numbered Exercises.

**Index.**

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