MATH 111 - Mathematics for Economics and Social Sciences I

Semester: 2018-2019 Fall

Instructor:  Dr. Inst. Ozlem DEFTERLI

Room: R-220

Office Hours: Monday & Tuesday 13:20-14:10 ;

Thursday 09:20-10:10

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 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:

Midterm: 40%

Final: 60%

Attendance: 5% (Bonus) 


Midterm I: 22.11.2018 Thursday, 17.30

Final: 03.01.2019 Thursday, 15:00 postponed to 14.01.2019 15:00!!

Make Up: 15.01.2019 Tuesday, 10:00

Resit: 24.01.2019 Thursday, 10:00


Attendance will be taken in each class.

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


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