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ECON 1402 [0.5 credit] Elementary Mathematics for Economics II

Elementary methods of calculus for economic analysis: Topics include derivatives of univariate functions, partial derivatives of multivariate functions, concavity and convexity, elasticity, and optimization (profit and utility maximization and cost minimization subject to a budget constraint). In class participation in solving practice problems is emphasized.
Precludes additional credit for BIT 1000, BIT 1001, BIT 1100, BIT 1101, BIT 1201, BIT 1200, MATH 1007, MATH 1104, MATH 1107, MATH 1119, MATH 1052, MATH 1152, MATH 1402.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 1001 or ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003 with a grade of C- or higher, and ECON 1401 or MATH 1401 with a grade of C- or higher.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.


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Note : ECON 4908 [1.0] Honours Essay may be written by students with Overall and Major CGPAs of 9.50 or higher. In cases where a grade of B- or higher is earned on this essay, it may replace the ECON 4905 requirement together with an ECON elective requirement. Qualified students who choose to pursue the Honours essay pathway must first complete an Honours essay prospectus to the satisfaction of both their advisor and the Undergraduate Supervisor. See The Honours Essay guidelines maintained by the Department for further details.

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