INTRODUCTION

This course is mainly to expose students to rudimentary aspect of Basic Mathematics and its application to Business. The course is mainly to prepare students for advanced courses such as Production and Quantitative Techniques.

**Course Content**

Emphases are on Gradients of Linear and Non-linear Functions; Introduction to Calculus and Economic Application; Introduction to Integration with Economic Application; and Maximum and Minimum Functions of Several Variables.

**Weekly
Course Breakdown **

**Week
1 **Differential
Calculus: Properties and First Order Principle

**Week
2 **Differential
Calculus: Marginal concepts in Economics

**Week
3 **Differential
Calculus: Practical examples on marginal concepts in Economics

**Week
4 **Integral
Calculus: Properties

**Week
5 **Integral
Calculus: Marginal concepts in Economics

**Week
6 **Integral
Calculus: Practical examples on marginal concepts in Economics

**Week
7** Mid Semester Test

**Week
8 **Matrices:
Basic Operations

**Week
9 **Matrices:
Determinants

**Week
10 **Matrices:
Cramer Rule

**Week
11** Matrices: Inversion Matrices

**Week
12 **Matrices:
Application to Economics

**Week
13 **Matrices:
Application to Economics

**Week
14 **Revision

- Teacher: SAU/AS/036 Ecoomics