Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences
Key differences between 11th and 10th editions
 Period between current and previous publications: 3 years (2014 vs 2011).
 The first edition of Tan's Finite Mathematics text was published in 1991.
 The 11th edition hasn't changed much from the previous 10th edition, but contains 48 pages more.
 Increased emphasis on prerequisite skills in the accompanying Enhanced WebAssign course with the addition of JustinTime and Quick Prep Exercises.
 Chapter 1:
 Section 1.4 includes new application Smokers in the United States in selfcheck exercises.
 Section 1.3 incorporates new data for the U.S. HealthCare Expenditures application, and students are shown how the new model for this application is
 Chapter 3:
 Section 3.1 includes new example 6, illustrating how to determine whether a point lies in a feasible set of inequalities.
 New application Applied Example 7 "A Production Problem" shows how to use a solution set for a given system.
 Chapter 5:
 Section 5.3 includes 2 new exercises demonstrating the new AbilitytoRepay Rules for Mortgages adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
 Chapter 6:
 Section 6.2 includes new example 5 showing how the solution of a system of linear equations can sometimes be used to help draw a Venn diagram.
 Chapter 7:
 Section 7.5 includes new example 8 showing the difference between mutually exclusive and independent events.
 Chapter 8:
 Section 8.2, Applied Example 8 "Commuting Times" demonstrates the calculation of expected value for grouped data
 Section 8.3, Applied Example 4 "Married Men" explains the calculation of standard deviation for grouped data.
 Using Technology subsections in Section 8.1 includes an new Applied Example 3 "Time Use of College Students" and new exercises showing how Excel can be used to design pie charts.
11th Edition of
Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences
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eBook ISBN: 9781285965949
Published by: Cengage Learning, January 01, 2014
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ISBN13: 9780495387534
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