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# The Project

Mathematics in Economics : Enhancing Teaching and Learning

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1: Mathematical Review
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Arithmetic Operations
1.3 Fractions
1.4 Percentages
1.5 Powers
1.6 Logarithms
1.7 Basic Rules of Algebra
2: Linear Equations
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Graphs and Co-ordinates
2.3 Finding the Area Under a Graph
2.4 Slope/Gradient of a Line on a Graph
2.5 The Equation of a Straight Line
2.6 Economic Examples
3: Linear Equations - Further Topics
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Simultaneous Equations (Graphs)
3.3 Simultaneous Equations (Algebra)
3.4 Economic Applications(A)
3.5 Economic Applications(B)
4: Linear Programming
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Concept
4.3 Overview
4.4 Discussion Topics
4.5 Examples
4.6 Tips
5: Finance and Growth
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
5.3 Simple and Compound Interest
5.4 Investment Appraisal
6: Non-Linear Equations
6.1 Introduction
6.3 Cubic and Polynomial Functions
7: Differentiation
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Differentiation
7.3 Practical App: Elasticity & Optimisation
7.4 Discussion Topics
7.6 PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
8: Partial Differentiation
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Bi-Variate Functions
8.3 Partial Differentiation
8.4 Unconstrained Optimisation
8.5 Constrained Optimisation
9: Integration
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Basic Integration
9.3 Indefinite Integrals
9.4 Definite Integrals
9.5 Integrating Exponential Functions
10: Matrices
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Definitions and Operations
10.3 The Transpose, Inverse and Determinant
10.4 Cramer's Rule
10.5 Input-Output Analysis