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Mathematics for Economics and Business

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ISBN-10: 0273722166

ISBN-13: 9780273722168

Edition: 6th 2009

Authors: Ian Jacques

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Covering the subject in an informal way, this book aims to demonstrate the relevance of mathematics as quickly and as painlessly as possible.
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 584
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Getting Started
Notes for students: how to use this book
Getting started with MyMathLab Getting started with Excel
Getting started with Maple
Linear Equations
Introduction to algebra
Further algebra
Graphs of linear equations
Algebraic solution of simultaneous linear equations
Supply and demand analysis
Transposition of formulae
National income determination
Non-linear Equations
Quadratic functions
Revenue, cost and profit
Indices and logarithms
The exponential and natural logarithm functions
Mathematics of Finance
Percentages
Compound interest
Geometric series
Investment appraisal
Differentiation
The derivative of a function
Rules of differentiation
Marginal functions
Further rules of differentiation
Elasticity
Optimization of economic functions
Further optimization of economic functions
The derivative of the exponential and natural logarithm functions
Partial Differentiation
Functions of several variables
Partial elasticity and marginal functions
Comparative statics
Unconstrained optimization
Constrained optimization
Lagrange multipliers
Integration
Indefinite integration
Definite integration
Matrices
Basic matrix operations
Matrix inversion
Cramer's rule
Input-output analysis
Glossary
Index
The Following Additional Material can be Found on the Website (www.pearsoned.co.uk/jacques):
Additional Topic 1
Linear Programming
Graphical solution of linear programming problems
Applications of linear programming
Additional Topic 2 Dynamics
Difference equations
Differential equations
Differentiation from First Principles
Implicit Differentiation
Hessians
Solutions to Problems
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Preface
Introduction: Getting Started
Notes for students: how to use this book
Getting started with MyMathLab
Getting started with Excel
Getting started with Maple
Linear Equations
Introduction to algebra
Further algebra
Graphs of linear equations
Algebraic solution of simultaneous linear equations
Supply and demand analysis
Transposition of formulae
National income determination
Non-linear Equations
Quadratic functions
Revenue, cost and profit
Indices and logarithms
The exponential and natural logarithm functions
Mathematics of Finance
Percentages
Compound interest
Geometric series
Investment appraisal
Differentiation
The derivative of a function
Rules of differentiation
Marginal functions
Further rules of differentiation
Elasticity
Optimization of economic functions
Further optimization of economic functions
The derivative of the exponential and natural logarithm functions
Partial Differentiation
Functions of several variables
Partial elasticity and marginal functions
Comparative statics
Unconstrained optimization
Constrained optimization
Lagrange multipliers
Integration
Indefinite integration
Definite integration
Matrices
Basic matrix operations
Matrix inversion
Cramer's rule
Input-output analysis
Glossary
Index
The Following Additional Material can be Found on the Website (www.pearsoned.co.uk/jacques):
Additional Topic 1 Linear Programming
Graphical solution of linear programming problems
Applications of linear programming
Additional Topic 2 Dynamics
Difference equations
Differential equations
Differentiation from First Principles
Implicit Differentiation
Hessians
Solutions to Problems
Web Box