Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Soo T. Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887832

Category: Mathematics

Page: 896

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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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Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Soo T. Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285965949

Category: Mathematics

Page: 704

View: 4928

Market-leading FINITE MATHEMATICS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Eleventh Edition balances modern applications, solid pedagogy, and the latest technology to provide students the context they need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Suitable for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that teaches concepts through examples drawn from real-life—particularly from students' fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily professional activities. Numerous exercises ensure that students have a concrete understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. The text's pedagogical features coupled with an exciting array of supplements equip students with the tools they need to make the most of their study time and to succeed in the course. 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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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

View: 1293

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.
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Applied Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Author: Soo T. Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305465172

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1024

View: 3452

A traditional book with a modern feel, market-leading APPLIED MATHEMATICS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Seventh Edition, teaches by application and uses real-world examples to motivate students. It combines solid theory with innovative technology, includes a robust supplement package, and offers unmatched flexibility that caters to both traditional and modern practitioners. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the Seventh Edition utilizes an intuitive approach that marries real-life instances to what would otherwise be abstract concepts. This is the focus of the insightful Portfolios, which highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they use math in their professions. Numerous exercises ensure that students have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. By offering a powerful array of supplements such as Enhanced WebAssign, the Seventh Edition enables students to maximize their study time and succeed in class. 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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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: 2271

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
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Finite Mathematics

Author: Margaret L. Lial,Raymond N. Greenwell,Nathan P. Ritchey

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133864294

Category:

Page: 648

View: 6503

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Finite Mathematics, Eleventh Edition by Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey, is our most applied text to date, making the math relevant and accessible for students of business, life science, and social sciences. Current applications, many using real data, are incorporated in numerous forms throughout the book, preparing students for success in their professional careers. With this edition, students will find new ways to help them learn the material, such as Warm-Up Exercises and added “help text” within examples. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. MyMathLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyMathLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
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Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers

Author: Robert Brechner,Geroge Bergeman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285189752

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 816

View: 842

Now you can help even your most uncertain students overcome math anxiety and confidently master key mathematical concepts and their business applications with Brechner/Bergeman CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND CONSUMERS, 7E. This unique modular approach invites students into a successful, interactive learning experience with numerous real-world business examples and integrated teaching technology. Refined and enhanced over seven editions, this text continues to incorporate a proven step-by-step instructional model that allows you and your students to progress together one topic at a time without being intimidated or overwhelmed. This new edition offers a fresh, reader-friendly design with a wealth of revised and engaging learning features that connect the latest business news to chapter topics and provide helpful personal money tips. Students immediately practice concepts to reinforce learning and hone essential skills with this edition’s more than 2,000 new, revised, and proven exercises. To further model solution strategies, Jump Start problems introduce each new topic in the section exercise sets and provide a worked-out solution to help students get started. 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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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: 2361

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.
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Calculus: Early Transcendentals

Author: Soo Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534465544

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1464

View: 8018

Known for accuracy, precision, and rigor, Soo Tan now brings those same qualities to the Calculus course. With his clear, concise writing style, and use of relevant, real world examples, Tan introduces abstract mathematical concepts with his intuitive approach that captures student interest without compromising mathematical rigor. In keeping with this emphasis on conceptual understanding, each exercise set begins with concept questions and each end-of-chapter review section includes fill-in-the-blank questions which help students master the definitions and theorems in each chapter. Additionally, many questions asking for the interpretation of graphical, numerical, and algebraic results are included among both the examples and the exercise sets. 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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Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals

Author: Soo Tan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534465706

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1008

View: 1198

Known for accuracy, precision, and rigor, Soo Tan now brings those same qualities to the Calculus course. With his clear, concise writing style, and use of relevant, real world examples, Tan introduces abstract mathematical concepts with his intuitive approach that captures student interest without compromising mathematical rigor. In keeping with this emphasis on conceptual understanding, each exercise set begins with concept questions and each end-of-chapter review section includes fill-in-the-blank questions which help students master the definitions and theorems in each chapter. Additionally, many questions asking for the interpretation of graphical, numerical, and algebraic results are included among both the examples and the exercise sets. 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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Fixed Income Securities

Valuation, Risk, and Risk Management

Author: Pietro Veronesi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470109106

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 805

View: 874

Providing a description of the forces that affect the valuation, risk and return of fixed income securities, this text outlines the importance of parameter data and the role of financial models.
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The Interpretation of Cultures

Author: Clifford Geertz

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465093566

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 3065

In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.
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Contemporary Logistics

Author: Paul Regis Murphy,Donald F. Wood

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132061209

Category: Business logistics

Page: 415

View: 1452

Exploring modern logistics from a managerial perspective, this leading text brings theory to life with its timely, practical, and thorough coverage of the fundamentals of logistics in today's dynamic global landscape.Much has changed in the marketplace since the last edition of this widely popular text. Today's business environment - which is influenced by the 2001 terrorist attacks, the lightning speed of advances in technology, increasing globalization of commerce, and other events - offers unique challenges and opportunities for logistics managers. Contemporary Logistics, 9e ensures your students are well prepared. Packed with the latest theory, solid fundamentals, and countless real-world examples, this market leader delivers comprehensive coverage in a lively presentation that reflects the fun and excitement of the logistics discipline.
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Finite Mathematics & Its Applications

Author: Larry J. Goldstein,David I. Schneider,Martha J. Siegel,Steven Hair

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134464052

Category:

Page: 800

View: 8303

For Finite Math courses for students majoring in business, economics, life science, or social sciences The most relevant choice Finite Mathematics is a comprehensive yet flexible text for students majoring in business, economics, life science, or social sciences. Its varied and relevant applications are designed to pique and hold student interest, and the depth of coverage provides a solid foundation for students’ future coursework and careers. Built-in, optional instruction for the latest technology–graphing calculators, spreadsheets, and WolframAlpha–gives instructors flexibility in deciding how to integrate these tools into their course. Thousands of well-crafted exercises—a hallmark of this text—are available in print and online in MyLab™ Math to enable a wide range of practice in skills, applications, concepts, and technology. In the 12th Edition, new co-author Steve Hair (Pennsylvania State University) brings a fresh eye to the content and MyLab™ Math course based on his experience in the classroom. In addition to its updated applications, exercises, and technology coverage, the revision infuses modern topics such as health statistics and content revisions based on user feedback. The authors relied on aggregated student usage and performance data from MyLab™ Math to improve the quality and quantity of exercises. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In the new edition, MyLab Math has expanded to include a suite of new videos, Interactive Figures, exercises that require step-by-step solutions, support for the graphing calculator, and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for 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, search for: 0134464427 / 9780134464428 Finite Mathematics & Its Applications plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134437764 / 9780134437767 Finite Mathematics & Its Applications 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker
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Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, Hybrid Edition

Author: Soo T. Tan

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781285082691

Category: Mathematics

Page: 704

View: 8296

Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, this new hybrid edition features the instructional presentation found in the printed text while delivering end-of-section exercises online in Enhanced WebAssign. The result—a briefer printed text that engages students online!Well known for accuracy, Soo Tan's APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Ninth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide students the context they 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 students can relate. It also draws applications from readers' fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily professional activities. Numerous exercises ensure that students 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 students need them. The text's exciting array of supplements, including Enhanced WebAssign®, equips students with extensive learning support to help them make the most of their study time.
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Cultures and Organizations: Software for the Mind

Author: Geert Hofstede,Gert Jan Hofstede

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071505687

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 9100

The landmark study of cultural differences across 70 nations, Cultures and Organizations helps readers look at how they think—and how they fail to think—as members of groups. Based on decades of painstaking field research, this new edition features the latest scientific results published in Geert Hofstede’s scholarly work Culture’s Consequences, Second Edition. Original in thought and profoundly important, Cultures and Organizations offers vital knowledge and insight on issues that will shape the future of cultures and nations in a globalized world.
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Applied Calculus

Author: Deborah Hughes-Hallett,Patti Frazer Lock,Andrew M. Gleason,Daniel E. Flath,Sheldon P. Gordon,David O. Lomen,David Lovelock,William G. McCallum,Brad G. Osgood,Andrew Pasquale,Jeff Tecosky-Feldman,Joseph Thrash,Karen R. Rhea,Thomas W. Tucker

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1119399386

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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Interactive classrooms and well-crafted problems promote student learning. Since it’s inception, the hallmark of Applied Calculus is its innovative and engaging problems. The Calculus Consortium pioneered and incorporates the approach called the “Rule of Four.” The Rule of Four, presents ideas graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally, thereby encouraging students with a variety of learning styles to deepen their understanding as they work through a wide variety of problem types.
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Lange Q&A Radiography Examination 9/E (EBOOK)

Author: D. A. Saia

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071801898

Category: Medical

Page: 454

View: 5381

1400+ Q&As and a test-simulating CD deliver unmatched preparation for the radiography certification/recertification exam 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is an excellent resource for radiography student interns to use to prepare for the national registry. It poses a series of questions from each integral portion of radiography and covers all the units thoroughly....This is a wonderful resource for students to use to fully prepare for the exam....This is the best book around to prepare interns for the exam."--Doody's Review Service LANGE Q&A: Radiography Examination, 9e provides radiography students and recertifying radiographers with more than 1,400 registry-style questions with detailed answer explanations. Questions are organized by topic area for focused study and the book also includes two comprehensive practice exams. This ninth edition includes the ARRT examination content to be implemented in January 2012. Also new is coverage of computed tomography (CT) technology within the chapters on radiation protection, equipment, procedures, and CT imaging. Also included is an exam-simulating CD containing two complete practice exams. Features Sections include Patient Care, Radiographic Procedures, Radiation Protection, Image Production and Evaluation, and Equipment Operation and Maintenance Written by an author with more than 35 years teaching experience Each question includes detailed explanation of correct and incorrect answer options Companion CD features one complete practice exam
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Applied Calculus

Author: Soo Tang Tan

Publisher: Brooks/Cole

ISBN: 9780534935375

Category: Calculus

Page: 773

View: 1902

As with the earlier editions, the author's objective in writing Applied Calculus, Third Edition, is to provide a textbook that is both readable by students and useful as a teaching tool for instructors. We hope that with this edition we have come one step closer to realizing our goal. The third edition incorporates many suggestions by users of the second edition and by reviewers of the third edition.
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Volumes 1-20 11th Edition

Author: McGraw-Hill Education

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071792738

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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From acoustics to zoology, the bestselling, authoritative encyclopedia that brings the latest in science and technology to students Celebrating more than 50 years of bringing knowledge to readers at all levels of study, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11th Edition provides need-to-know information in the major disciplines of science and technology. All entries are commissioned from leading authorities in their fields; each is technically reviewed, signed, edited, illustrated, and produced to the highest standards for ease of access and comprehension. The text is accompanied by 13,000 two-color illustrations and 100 full-color plates throughout. A dedicated index volume provides you with easy access to information through subject and author indexes and study and topical guides. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11th Edition is a major revision, with 2,500 new and thoroughly revised entries, and updates on more than 7,000 entries. Coverage spans the hottest fields of science and technology, including Cell, developmental, and molecular biology, with articles on stem cell technology, new insights into RNA functions Chemistry, including updates on the newest elements and analytical technology Climate science and meteorology, with full background on climate change research Cloud computing, data warehousing, computer security among many other areas of information technology Cosmology, including coverage of dark matter, dark energy, and advances in the study of the age and shape of the universe Environmental science, with the latest on environmental conservation, and novel energy sources Engineering--civil, chemical, electrical, environmental, mechanical, metallurgical, and other areas extensively updated Genetics Neuroscience Plant sciences and agriculture Zoology
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