clear logical patient style which takes the student seriously John Spencer, formerly of Queens University Belfast
This market leading text is highly regarded by lecturers and students alike and has been praised for its informal, friendly style which helps students to understand and even enjoy their studies of mathematics.
Assuming little prior knowledge of the subject, Mathematics for Economics and Business promotes self-study encouraging students to read and understand topics that can, at first, seem daunting.
This text is suitable for undergraduate economics, business and accountancy students taking introductory level maths courses.
· Includes numerous applications and practice problems which help students appreciate maths as a tool used to analyse real economic and business problems.
· Solutions to all problems are included in the book.
· Topics are divided into one- or two-hour sessions which allow students to work at a realistic pace.
· Techniques needed to understand more advanced mathematics are carefully developed.
· Offers an excellent introduction to Excel and Maple.
New to this edition:
· Brand new companion website containing additional material for both students and lecturers.
· New appendices on Implicit Differentiation and Hessian matrices for more advanced courses.
Ian Jacques was formerly a senior lecturer in the School of Mathematical and Information Sciences at Coventry University, and has considerable experience of teaching mathematical methods to students studying economics, business and accountancy.