**Learning Objectives:**

To understand and apply the following mathematical concepts in the field of business:

**Textbook:**
Lial, Margaret L.; Hungerford, Thomas W.; and Holcomb, Jr., John P.;

*Mathematics with Applications (Third Edition)*
Third Custom Edition for York College
Pearson Custom Publishing

ISBN: 0-0536-44173-1

**Grading Policy:**

*Outline of Topics*

**Chapter 1**

Real numbers, polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, exponents and radicals, first-degree equations, quadratic equations. Chapter 1 Summary and Review, Case study 1.

**Chapter 2**

Graphs, equations of lines, linear models, linear inequalities, polynomial and rational inequalities. Chapter 2 Summary and Review, Case Study 2.

**Chapter 3**

Functions, graphs of functions, applications of linear functions, quadratic functions, applications of quadratic functions, polynomial functions, rational functions, Chapter 3 Summary and Review. Case Study 3.

**Chapter 4**

Exponential functions, applications of exponential functions, logarithmic functions, logarithmic and exponential equations. Chapter 4 Summary and Review. Case Study 4.

**Chapter 5**

Simple interest and discount, compound interest, future value of an annuity and sinking funds, present value of an annuity and amortization. Chapter 5 Summary and Review. Case Study 5.

**Chapter 6**

Systems of linear equations, The Gauss-Jordan method, basic matrix operations, matrix products and inverses, applications of matrices. Chapter 6 Summary and Review. Case Study 6.

**Chapter 7**

Graphing linear inequalities in two variables, linear programming: The Graphical Method, applications of linear programming, The Simplex Method: Maximization, maximization applications. The Simplex Method: Duality and Minimization, The Simplex Method: Nonstandard Problems. Chapter 7 Summary and Review, Case Study 7.

**Chapters 11 & 12**

These chapters will be covered as time permits.

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