Table of contents for Mathematics for economics and business : an interactive introduction / Jean Soper.

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Chapter 1: Functions in Economics
Section 1.1: Introduction
Section 1.2: Coordinates and Graphs
Section 1.3: Variables and Functions
Section 1.4: Basic Rules of Algebra
Section 1.5: Fractions and Sharing
Section 1.6: Powers and Indices
Section 1.7: Functions of More Than One Variable
Section 1.8:  Economic Variables and Functions
Section 1.9: Total and Average Revenue
Section 1.10: Total and Average Cost
Section 1.11: Profit
Section 1.12: Production Functions, Isoquants and the Average Product of Labour
Section 1.13  Functions in Excel
Chapter 1 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 2:  Equations in Economics
Section 2.1: Introduction
Section 2.2: Rewriting and Solving Equations
Section 2.3: Substitution
Section 2.4: Demand and Supply
Section 2.5: Cost--Volume--Profit Analysis
Section 2.6: Linear Equations
Section 2.7: Budget Lines
Section 2.8: Constant Substitution Along a Line
Section 2.9: Quadratic Equations
Section 2.10: Intersection of MC with MR or AVC
Section 2.11: Simultaneous Equations
Section 2.12: Simultaneous Equilibrium in Related Markets
Section 2.13: Exponential Functions
Section 2.14: Logarithmic Functions
Section 2.15: Plotting and solving equations in Excel
Chapter 2 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 3: Macroeconomic Models
Section 3.1: Introduction
Section 3.2: Notation and Model Specification
Section 3.3: Identifying Equilibrium Income
Section 3.4: Keynesian Cross Model
Section 3.5: IS--LM Analysis
Chapter 3 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 4: Changes, Rates, Finance and Series
Section 4.1: Introduction
Section 4.2: Percentage Changes
Section 4.3: Simple and Compound Interest
Section 4.4: Annual Equivalent Rate
Section 4.5: Nominal and Real Interest Rates
Section 4.6: Growth Rates and Logarithms
Section 4.7: Depreciation
Section 4.8: Net Present Value
Section 4.9: Series
Section 4.10: Savings and Loans with Regular Payments
Section 4.11: Prices of Bills and Bonds and the Rate of Interest
Section 4.12 Financial calculations with Excel
Chapter 4 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 5: Differentiation in Economics
Section 5.1: Introduction
Section 5.2: Using Differentiation in Economics
Section 5.3: The Basic Rules of Differentiation
Section 5.4: Application to Economic Analysis
Section 5.5: Utility Functions
Section 5.6: Revenue Functions
Section 5.7: Short-run Production Functions
Section 5.8: Cost Functions
Section 5.9: Point Elasticity of Demand and of Supply
Section 5.10: Investment Multiplier
Chapter 5 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 6: Maximum and Minimum Values
Section 6.1: Introduction
Section 6.2: Identifying Maximum and Minimum Turning Points
Section 6.3: Maximum Total Revenue
Section 6.4: Maximum Profit
Section 6.5: Minimum Average Cost
Section 6.6: Average and Marginal Product of Labour
Section 6.7: Tax Rate which Maximizes Tax Revenue
Section 6.8: Minimizing Total Inventory Costs
Chapter 6 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 7:  Further Rules of Differentiation
Section 7.1: Introduction
Section 7.2: The Chain Rule
Section 7.3: The Product Rule
Section 7.4: The Quotient Rule
Section 7.5: Marginal Revenue, Price Elasticity and Maximum Total Revenue
Section 7.6: Optimal Production and Cost Relationships
Section 7.7: Exponential and Natural Logarithmic Functions
Section 7.8: Applications to Economic Analysis
Chapter 7 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 8: Partial Differentiation in Economics
Section 8.1: Introduction
Section 8.2: Partial Derivatives
Section 8.3: Small Increments Formula
Section 8.4: Multipliers
Section 8.5: Differentials and Implicit Differentiation
Section 8.6: Slope of an Indifference Curve
Section 8.7: Elasticities
Section 8.8: Logarithmic Demand Functions
Section 8.9: Long-run Production Functions
Section 8.10: Second Order Partial Derivatives
Section 8.11: Optimization of Multivariate Functions
Section 8.12: Price Discriminating Monopoly
Chapter 8 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 9: Constrained Maxima and Minima
Section 9.1: Introduction
Section 9.2: Substitution Method
Section 9.3: Lagrange Multiplier Method
Chapter 9 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 10: Integration in Economics
Section 10.1: Introduction
Section 10.2: Rules of Integration
Section 10.3: Finding Total Functions from Marginal Functions
Section 10.4: Area Under a Curve
Section 10.5: Definite Integrals in Economics
Chapter 10 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 11 Linear Programming
Section 11.1: Introduction
Section 11.2: Formulating linear programming problems
Section11.3: Graphical solution
Section 11.4: The optimal solution and the feasible set
Section 11.5:  Using Excel Solver
Chapter 11 Answers to Practice Problems
Chapter 12 Matrices in Economics
Section 12.1: Introduction
Section 12.2: Matrices and vectors
Section 12.3: Matrix addition and subtraction
Section 12.4: Multiplication of matrices
Section 12.5: Handling equation systems
Section 12.6: Determinants
Section 12.7: Matrix inversion
Section 12.8: Systems of equations in economics
Section 12.9: Matrix operations in Excel
Chapter 12 Answers to Practice Problems

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Economics, Mathematical, Business mathematics