## Mathematics for Business, Science, and TechnologyThis text is targeted at high school seniors who plan to enter business, science, and technology related fields, and working professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge on various math topics including probability and optimization methods. This book begins with the basic mathematical operations and ends with advanced and yet practical examples. Contains many real-world examples supplemented with computer applications. It is ideal for self-study. |

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### Contents

Chapter | 1 |

Chapter | 6 |

Multiplication and Division | 1 |

Laws of Logarithms | 9 |

Interpolation and Extrapolation 215 | 15 |

Arithmetic Series 219 | 27 |

Solutions to Exercises 230 | 30 |

Systems of Three Equations | 6 |

Common Probability Distributions and Tests | 1 |

Proportions 223 | 2 |

The Uniform Distribution 116 | 9 |

The Normal Gaussian Distribution 1113 | 31 |

The Students tDistribution 1136 | 39 |

The F Distribution 1144 | 45 |

The Poisson Distribution 1147 | 51 |

The Rayleigh Distribution 1157 | 57 |

Matrices and Simultaneous Solution of Equations | 13 |

Summary 325 | 25 |

Solutions to Exercises 331 | 33 |

Solid Geometry Figures 417 | 17 |

Summary 424 | 25 |

Exercises 429 | 33 |

Trigonometric Functions | 5 |

Fundamental Relations and Identities | 11 |

Exercises 518 | 18 |

Fundamentals of Calculus | 1 |

ii | 4 |

Integral Calculus 615 | 21 |

Chapter 11 | 11 |

Sinking Funds 723 | 23 |

Perpetuities 736 | 36 |

The MATLAB Financial Toolbox 758 | 65 |

Solutions to Exercises 778 | 78 |

StraightLine SL Depreciation Method | 4 |

Impairments 818 | 18 |

Chapter 9 | 35 |

Exercises 914 | 49 |

Probability Function 102 | 69 |

Sampling Distribution of Means 1163 | 63 |

The z t F and tests 1172 | 72 |

χ2 Summary 1178 | 78 |

Summary 224 | 85 |

Exercises 1187 | 87 |

Chapter 12 | 93 |

Parabolic Regression 127 | 101 |

Two Random Variables 1011 | 102 |

Correlation Coefficient 1212 | 107 |

Solutions to Exercises 1221 | 115 |

Chapter 13 | 117 |

Summary 1019 | 126 |

Introduction 131 | 141 |

Exercises 228 | 151 |

Appendix | 1 |

Exercises 1022 | 10 |

Subplots A19 | 19 |

Appendix | 1 |

The Gamma Distribution B15 | 15 |

Some Practical Examples | 29 |

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