This unit provides an introduction to mathematical techniques commonly employed by economists. Students who wish to proceed to final year Economics Honours must complete either ECOS2903 or MATH2070. Topics include: limits, continuity, differentiation of single- and multi-variable functions, unconstrained and constrained optimisation.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x1hr mid-semester exam (50%), 1x2hr final exam (50%)
Students intending to proceed to the third year economics honours program must take this unit or MATH2070
A minimum of 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002Prohibitions