Multivariable Calculus for Economics (Discussion)


Gaussian elimination, matrix algebra, determinants, linear independence. Calculus of several variables, chain rule, implicit differentiation. Optimization, first order conditions, Lagrange multipliers. Integration of functions of several variables. Prerequisite: Mathematics 22,122, 112L or 122L. Not open to students who have taken Mathematics 222 or 212. One course. 

Textbook:  Michael Hoy, John Livernois, Chris McKenna, Ray Rees and Thanasis Stengos, Mathematics for Economics, 3rd ed. ISBN: 9780262015073

Prerequisites:  Credit for Math 112L, Math 122L, or Math 122

Syllabus:  Fall 2019

Help Room:  See schedule


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