Mathematics for Economics and Business with MyMathLab Global access card

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  • Mixed media product
  • 196 x 264 x 29mm | 1,414g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0273788493
  • 9780273788492
  • 236,796

Table of contents

Introduction: Getting Started
Notes for students: how to use this book
Guided tour of the textbook
Guided tour of the online resources

CHAPTER 1 Linear Equations
1.1 Introduction to algebra
1.2 Further algebra
1.3 Graphs of linear equations
1.4 Algebraic solution of simultaneous linear equations
1.5 Supply and demand analysis
1.6 Transposition of formulae
1.7 National income determination

CHAPTER 2 Non-linear Equations
2.1 Quadratic functions
2.2 Revenue, cost and profit
2.3 Indices and logarithms
2.4 The exponential and natural logarithm functions

CHAPTER 3 Mathematics of Finance
3.1 Percentages
3.2 Compound interest
3.3 Geometric series
3.4 Investment appraisal

CHAPTER 4 Differentiation
4.1 The derivative of a function
4.2 Rules of differentiation
4.3 Marginal functions
4.4 Further rules of differentiation
4.5 Elasticity
4.6 Optimization of economic functions
4.7 Further optimization of economic functions
4.8 The derivative of the exponential and natural logarithm functions

CHAPTER 5 Partial Differentiation
5.1 Functions of several variables
5.2 Partial elasticity and marginal functions
5.3 Comparative statics
5.4 Unconstrained optimization
5.5 Constrained optimization
5.6 Lagrange multipliers

CHAPTER 6 Integration
6.1 Indefinite integration
6.2 Definite integration

CHAPTER 7 Matrices
7.1 Basic matrix operations
7.2 Matrix inversion
7.3 Cramer's rule

CHAPTER 8 Linear Programming
8.1 Graphical solution of linear programming problems
8.2 Applications of linear programming

CHAPTER 9 Dynamics
9.1 Difference equations
9.2 Differential equations

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Solutions to Problems
Advanced Topics
AT1 Differentiation from First Principles
AT2 Implicit Differentiation
AT3 Hessians
AT4 Input-Output Analysis
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