Schaum's Outline of Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics

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September 10, 2009


Mixed media product, 408 pages

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0071635327 / 9780071635325


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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.

Table of contents

Schaum's Outline of Mathematica Methods for Business and Economics

2.Equations and Graphs
4.Systems of Equations
5.Linear (or Matrix) Algebra
6.Solving Linear Equations with Matrix Algebra
7.Linear Programming: Using Graphs
8.Linear Programming: The Simplex Algorithm and the Dual
9.Differential Calculus: The Derivative and the Rules of Differentiation
10. Differential Calculus: Uses of the Derivative
11. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
12. Integral Calculus
13. Calculus of Multivariable Functions

Author comments

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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