Schaum's Outline of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 18, 2009 - Education - 408 pages
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Confused by the math of business and economics? Problem solved.

Schaum's Outline of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics reviews the mathematical tools, topics, and techniques essential for success in business and economics today. The theory and solved problem format of each chapter provides concise explanations illustrated by examples, plus numerous problems with fully worked-out solutions. And you don't have to know advanced math beyond what you learned high school. The pedagogy enables you to progress at your own pace and adapt the book to your own needs.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Review
1
Chapter 2 Equations and Graphs
27
Chapter 3 Functions
56
Chapter 4 Systems of Equations
89
Chapter 5 Linear or Matrix Algebra
128
Chapter 6 Solving Linear Equations with Matrix Algebra
151
Using Graphs
177
The Simplex Algorithm and the Dual
197
The Derivative and the Rules of Differentiation
219
Uses of the Derivative
246
Chapter 11 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
276
Chapter 12 Integral Calculus
304
Chapter 13 Calculus of Multivariable Functions
335
Index
377
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Edward T. Dowling (Bronx, NY) is a professor of economics at Fordham University and currently serving his second term as the chairman of the department. He was the chairman of the economics department from 1979 to 1982 and the dean of Fordham College from 1982 to 1986. His Ph.D. is from Cornell University, and his main areas of professional interest are mathematical economics and economic development. In addition to articles, he is the author of Schaum's Outline of Introduction to Mathematical Economics, Second Edition. He is also a Jesuit priest and a member of the Jesuit Community at Fordham.

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