Mathematics for Economists is a foundation mathematics course that is included as a compulsory part of the bachelor's programs in economic administration subjects.

Course content

  • Basic algebra.
  • Solving equations and inequalities. Systems of equations.
  • Functions and graphs.
  • Differentiation and its use in economics.
  • Basic financial mathematics.
  • Basic integration.
  • Functions of two variables. Partial differentiation and Langrange's method.
  • Introduction to matrices and Gauss elimination. 


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