Forward College

Mathematics 1

This half course develops basic mathematical methods and will emphasise their applications to problems in economics, management and related areas.

  • Basics
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Functions of several variables
  • Matrices and linear equations
  • Sequences and series

If you complete the course successfully, you should be able to:

  • use the concepts, terminology, methods and conventions covered in the half course to solve mathematical problems in this subject;
  • solve unseen mathematical problems involving understanding of these concepts and application of these methods;
  • see how mathematical techniques can be used to solve problems in economics and related subjects.
  • Anthony, M. and N. Biggs. Mathematics for Economics and Finance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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