|About the book|
For many students embarking on an economics or business course, the level of mathematics required to understand key topics can at first seem daunting. This student friendly text takes a step-by-step approach to explaining mathematical principles and applying these to an economic and business context. The range of study tools employed throughout the text caters for different learning styles and levels of understanding, encouraging students to take an active role in their learning of the subject.
|About the authors|
Rebecca Taylor is Head of the Economics Division at Nottingham Trent University and Associate Director of the Higher Education Academy Economics Network. She is also Director of METAL - an innovative HEFCE funded project that aims to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics for economics using interactive multimedia resources.
Simon Hawkins is a freelance economics writer for academic institutions and corporate clients. Prior to this, he worked as an economist for the Government Economic Service. Simon is also involved with the METAL project.
|Table of contents|
1 Mathematical Review
2 Linear Equations
3 Linear Equations - Further Topics
4 Linear Programming
5 Finance and Growth
6 Non-Linear Equations and Principles of Differentiation
7 Marginal Concepts and Optimisation
8 Partial Differentiation