Date: 
Topic: 
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Exercises: 
Aug 08  Aug 10 
FORK 1003: Preparatory course in Mathematics, Economics and Econometrics (for GRA6035) 


Fri Aug 26: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 1: Linear systems and Gaussian elimination. Rank. 
[E] 1.1  1.6 
Problem set 1: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Sep 02: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 2: Vectors and Linear Independence. Vector spaces. 
[E] 2.1  2.4, 2.6  2.7 
Problem set 2: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Sep 09: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 3: Matrices, determinants and minors. 
[E] 3.1  3.4 
Problem set 3: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Sep 16: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 4: Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Diagonalization. Markov chains. 
[E] 4.1  4.4 
Problem set 4 
Mon Sep 19: 1619, A1040 
Plenary Session 1: Problems from Lecture 14 
TBA 
Fri Sep 23: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 5: Definiteness of quadratic forms. Markov chains. 
[E] 2.5, 4.4  4.6 
Problem set 5: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Sep 30: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 6: Unconstrained Optimization. 
[E] 5.1  5.5, 5.7 
Problem set 6: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Oct 07: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 7: Constrained Optimization. Lagrange problems. 
[E] 6.1  6.4, 6.6 
Problem set 7 
Mon Oct 10: 1619, A1040 
Plenary Session 2: Problems from Lecture 46 + Midterm exam problems 
TBA 
Fri Oct 14: 0910 (not confirmed) 
Midterm exam (for GRA6035) 
All material from Lecture 1  Lecture 6 is relevant for the midterm exam. 
Fri Oct 14: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 8: KuhnTucker problems. Envelope Theorems. 
[E] 6.5  6.6 
Problem set 8: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Oct 21: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 9: Matrix methods and optimization 
[E] 5.6, 6.7 
Problem set 9: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Oct 28: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 10: First order differential equations. 
[E] 7.1  7.7 
Problem set 10 
Mon Oct 31: 1619, A1040 
Plenary Session 3: Problems from Lecture 79 
TBA 
Fri Nov 04: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 11: Stability. Second order differential equations. 
[E] 7.8  7.10 
Problem set 11: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Nov 11: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 12: Systems of differential equations. 
[E] 9.1  9.3 
Problem set 12 
Mon Nov 14: 1619, A1040 
Plenary Session 4: Problems from Lecture 1012 
TBA 
Fri Nov 18: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 13: Difference equations. Systems of difference equations. 
[E] 8.1  8.4, 9.4  9.5 
Problem set 13: Mon 1618, C2010/020/030/D1065 
Fri Nov 25: 1417, A1040 
Lecture 14: Revision, exam problems: Final exam 11/2019 14, 2021/01 2,3b 

Extra TA session: Mon 1719, D1065/CU1067 
Wed Nov 30: 0912 (not confirmed) 
Common final exam (for GRA6035 and ELE3781) 



Jan 2023 (date not decided) 
Midterm exam (retake for GRA6035) 


Jan 2023 (date not decided) 
Final exam (retake for GRA6035) 

