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Mathematics with Applications, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Margaret L. Lial, Thomas W. Hungerford, John P. Holcomb

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 12, 2010

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For freshman/sophomore, 2-semester or 2—3 quarter courses covering college algebra, finite mathematics, and/or calculus for students in business, economics, social sciences, or life sciences departments.


This book presents the content and applications in an accessible manner while maintaining an appropriate level of rigor. The authors proceed from familiar material to new, and from concrete examples to general rules and formulas. This edition retains its focus on real-world problem solving, but has been refreshed with a wealth of new data in the examples and exercises–39% of the 623 examples are new or revised, and 28% of the 5,288 exercises are new or revised. The Table of Contents lends itself to tailoring the course to meet the specific needs of students and instructors.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Algebra and Equations

1.1 The Real Numbers

1.2 Polynomials

1.3 Factoring

1.4 Rational Expressions

1.5 Exponents and Radicals

1.6 First-Degree Equations

1.7 Quadratic Equations

Chapter 1 Summary

Chapter 1 Review Exercises

Case Study 1: Consumers Often Defy Common Sense


Chapter 2: Graphs, Lines, and Inequalities

2.1 Graphs

2.2 Equations of Lines

2.3 Linear Models

2.4 Linear Inequalities

2.5 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities

Chapter 2 Summary

Chapter 2 Review Exercises

Case Study 2: Using Extrapolation to Predict Life Expectancy


Chapter 3: Functions and Graphs

3.1 Functions

3.2 Graphs of Functions

3.3 Applications of Linear Functions

3.4 Quadratic Functions

3.5 Applications of Quadratic Functions

3.6 Polynomial Functions

3.7 Rational Functions

Chapter 3 Summary

Chapter 3 Review Exercises

Case Study 3: Architectural Arches


Chapter 4: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

4.1 Exponential Functions

4.2 Applications of Exponential Functions

4.3 Logarithmic Functions

4.4 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations

Chapter 4 Summary

Chapter 4 Review Exercises

Case Study 4: Characteristics of the Monkeyface Prickleback


Chapter 5: Mathematics of Finance

5.1 Simple Interest and Discount

5.2 Compound Interest

5.3 Annuities, Future Value, and Sinking Funds

5.4 Annuities, Present Value, and Amortization

Chapter 5 Summary

Chapter 5 Review Exercises

Case Study 5: Continuous Compounding


Chapter 6: Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices

6.1 Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Variables

6.2 Larger Systems of Linear Equations

6.3 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations

6.4 Basic Matrix Operations

6.5 Matrix Products and Inverses

6.6 Applications of Matrices

Chapter 6 Summary

Chapter 6 Review Exercises

Case Study 6: Matrix Operations and Airline Route Maps


Chapter 7: Linear Programming

7.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities in two Variables

7.2 Linear Programming: The Graphical Method

7.3 Applications of Linear Programming

7.4 The Simplex Method: Maximization

7.5 Maximization Applications

7.6 The Simplex Method: Duality and Minimization

7.7 The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems

Chapter 7 Summary

Chapter 7 Review Exercises

Case Study 7: Cooking with Linear Programming


Chapter 8: Sets and Probability

8.1 Sets

8.2 Applications of Venn Diagrams

8.3 Introduction to Probability

8.4 Basic Concepts of Probability

8.5 Conditional Probability and Independent Events

8.6 Bayes’ Formula

Chapter 8 Summary

Chapter 8 Review Exercises

Case Study 8: Medical Diagnosis


Chapter 9: Counting, Probability Distributions, and Further Topics in Probability

9.1 Probability Distributions and Expected Value

9.2 The Multiplication Principle, Permutations, and Combinations

9.3 Applications of Counting

9.4 Binomial Probability

9.5 Markov Chains

9.6 Decision Making

Chapter 9 Summary

Chapter 9 Review Exercises

Case Study 9: QuickDraw® from the New York State Lottery


Chapter 10: Introduction to Statistics

10.1 Frequency Distributions

10.2 Measures of Central Tendency

10.3 Measures of Variation

10.4 Normal Distributions

10.5 Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution

Chapter 10 Summary

Chapter 10 Review Exercises

Case Study 10: Statistics in the Law–The Castañeda Decision


Chapter 11: Differential Calculus

11.1 Limits

11.2 One-sided Limits and Limits Involving Infinity

11.3 Rates of Change

11.4 Tangent Lines and Derivatives

11.5 Techniques for Finding Derivatives

11.6 Derivatives of Products and Quotients

11.7 The Chain Rule

11.8 Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

11.9 Continuity and Differentiability

Chapter 11 Summary

Chapter 11 Review Exercises

Case Study 11: Price Elasticity of Demand


Chapter 12: Applications of the Derivative

12.1 Derivatives and Graphs

12.2 The Second Derivative

12.3 Optimization Applications

12.4 Curve Sketching

Chapter 12 Summary

Chapter 12 Review Exercises

Case Study 12: A Total Cost Model for a Training Program


Chapter 13: Integral Calculus

13.1 Antiderivatives

13.2 Integration by Substitution

13.3 Area and the Definite Integral

13.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

13.5 Applications of Integrals

13.6 Tables of Integrals

13.7 Differential Equations

Chapter 13 Summary

Chapter 13 Review Exercises

Case Study 13: Bounded Population Growth


Chapter 14: Multivariate Calculus

14.1 Functions of Several Variables

14.2 Partial Derivatives

14.3 Extrema of Functions of Several Variables

14.4 Lagrange Multipliers

Chapter 14 Summary

Chapter 14 Review Exercises

Case Study 14: Global Warming and the Method of Least Squares



Appendix A: Graphing Calculators

Appendix B: Tables

    Table 1: Formulas from Geometry

    Table 2: Areas under the Normal Curve

    Table 3: Integrals


Answers to Selected Exercises

Index of Applications


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