Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business

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Teresa Bradley, Paul Patton
Wiley, Jun 17, 2002 - Business & Economics - 656 pages
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Essential Mathematics for Economics and Business has become established as one of the leading introductory books on mathematics. It combines a non-rigorous approach to mathematics with applications in economics and business. The fundamental mathematical concepts are explained as simply and as briefly as possible, using a wide selection of worked examples, graphs and real-world applications.
  • This second edition includes new material on important topics such as: currency conversion, annuities, debt repayment, sinking funds and Excel for linear algebra
  • Sections rewritten in a clearer and more accessible style
  • Includes a supplementary web page

"Excellent for those coming to maths after school/ is absolutely excellent as a text to get you up to speed very quickly. The explanations are clear and very well thought out without sacrificing important concepts. I couldn't recommend it highly enough as a text book to give you a leg up into more involved mathematical economics." 24 August 2004

"the most comprehensive reader in this topic yet, this book is an essential aid to the avid economist who loathes mathematics!" 25 January 2002

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Mathematical preliminaries
The straight line and applications
Simultaneous equations

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About the author (2002)

Teresa Bradley lectures in mathematics at Limerick Institute of Technology and has previously lectured in mathematics at the University of Limerick, Ireland.

Paul Patton lectures in economics at Limerick Senior College and has previously lectured at Galway Regional Technical College, Ireland.

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