MATH 111 - Mathematics for Economics and Social Sciences I

Semester: 2019-2020 Spring

Instructor: Dr. Inst. Ozlem DEFTERLI

Room: R-220

Office Hours: Tuesday: 13:20-14:10, Wednesday: 09.20-11.10

Course Description: Functions and Graphs, Linear Functions and Straight Lines, Quadratic functions and their graphs, Polynomial and Rational Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Limits and Continuity, Derivatives, Chain Rule, Implicit Differentiation, Mean Value Theorem, Local Maxima and Minima, Concavity, Curve Sketching, Optimization, L’Hospital Rule, Indefinite and Definite integrals, Integration Techniques, Area between Curves.

Textbook: R. A. Barnett, M. R. Ziegler, K. E. Bayleen, Calculus For Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, 13th Edition, Pearson, 2015, ISBN:978-0-321-86983-8.

Reference Book:  R. A. Adams, C. Essex, Calculus, Pearson, 2014, ISBN:978-0-32-178107-9.

A.C. Chiang,K. Wainwright,Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics,McGraw-Hill, 2004, ISBN:978-0070109100.

Evaluation Criteria:

1. Midterm: %30,  2. Midterm: %30

Final: %40

Midterm 1 :
Midterm 2 : 


FINAL Make-Up: 




Attendance will be taken in each class. 50% of attendance is compulsory!

- The use of a scientific calculator is allowed during the lectures and exams.


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