8 Systems of Equations and Inequalities

In This Chapter

1.8 Systems of Linear Equations

2.8 Systems of Nonlinear Equations

3.8 Partial Fractions

4.8 Systems of Inequalities

5.8 Linear Programming

Chapter 8 Review Exercises

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Student successfully solving a system of linear equations

A Bit of History Many of the mathematical concepts considered in this text are several hundred years old. In this chapter we have a rare opportunity to examine, albeit briefly, a topic that has its origins in the twentieth century. Linear programming, like many other branches of mathematics, originated in an attempt to solve practical problems. But unlike the mathematics ...

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