EBA 2910 Mathematics for Business Analytics

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Exams

Lecture plan

Autumn semester Lecturer Runar Ile (Office B4-023); Office hours Monday 15-17 by appointment (email) Reading Problems
Wed Aug 25: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 1: Basic algebra. [EMEA] 2.1 - 2.5, 2.7 Problem set 1: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Sep 01: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 2: Rates of change. Powers and roots. Interest. [EMEA] 2.2, 11.1, 11.3 Problem set 2: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Mon Sep 06: 1500-1645, B2-060 Lecture 3: Present value. Finite geometric series. Annuities and annuity mortages. [EMEA] 11.4.1 - 11.4.3, 11.5.1 - 11.5.4 Problem set 3
Wed Sep 08: 0800-0945, B2-010 Lecture 4: Infinite geometric series and limits. Euler's number and continuous compounding. [EMEA] 11.4.4 - 11.4.10, 4.9.2, 6.11.4, 11.2, 11.3.2 Problem set 4: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Sep 15: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 5: Linear and quadratic equations. Equations with parameters. Polynomial equations. [EMEA] 3.1 - 3.3, 4.7 Problem set 5: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Sep 22: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 6: Polynomial division. Factorization. Rational and radical equations. Inequalities. [EMEA] 4.7, 3.4 - 3.5, 2.6 Problem set 6: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Sep 29: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 7: Functions and graphs. Linear and quadratic functions. Cost and revenue functions. [EMEA] 4.1 - 4.6 Problem set 7: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Oct 06: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 8: Increasing and descreasing functions. Circles and ellipses. Polynomial functions. [EMEA] 6.3.1 - 6.3.3, 5.4 - 5.5, 4.7 Problem set 8: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Mon Oct 11: 1500-1645, B2-060 Lecture 9: Rational functions and asymptotes. Continuity. Composite functions. [EMEA] 4.7, 7.9, 7.8, 5.2 Problem set 9
Wed Oct 13: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 10: Inverse functions. Exponential functions and logarithms. [EMEA] 5.3, 4.9 - 4.10 Problem set 10: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
October 15 - October 22 Course paper EBA29101 - Solution Course paper: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Oct 27: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 11: Tangents. Differentiation and rules for differentiation. [EMEA] 6.1 - 6.2, 6.6 - 6.8 Problem set 11: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Mon Nov 01: 1500-1645, B2-060 Lecture 12: Some problems from the Term Paper. Problem set 12
Wed Nov 03: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 13: Rules for differentiation. Optimization in one variable. [EMEA] 6.3, 6.10 - 6.11, 9.1 - 9.2, 9.4, 9.6 Problem set 13: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Nov 10: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 14: Implicit differentiation. Second order derivatives. Convex and concave functions. [EMEA] 7.1, 6.9, 9.6, 8.5 - 8.6 Problem set 14: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Nov 17: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 15: l'Hôspital's rule. Marginal cost and revenue. [EMEA] 7.12, 6.4, 9.3, 9.5 Problem set 15: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065
Wed Nov 24: 1000-1145, B2-060 Lecture 16: Elasticity. Linearisation. Taylor polynomials. [EMEA] 7.7, 7.4 - 7.5 Problem set 16: Wednesday 12-15, D1-065

Fri Dec 10: 0900-1200 Multiple choice exam EBA29102
Mon Dec 20: 0900-1400 Final exam EBA29104 (retake)