Mathematics I for EOR

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBP011B05
Vaknaam Mathematics I for EOR
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Mathematics I for EOR
Leerdoelen Upon completion of this module the student is able to
01. prove (formulating correctly and completely) by the method of Mathematical Induction
02. recognize and to apply the Binomial Theorem
03. compute and prove limits of sequences in one variable
04. compute higher order derivatives of functions in one variable
05. prove a given function in one variable is continuous by utilizing the (epsilon,delta)-definition
06. calculate integrals in one variable by various methods
07. compute arithmetic series and geometric series
08. solve small systems of linear equations by various methods and carry out matrix computations
09. compute with complex numbers
10. master the theory by solving problems individually or in small groups (A-Practice), solve problems and test himselve or herselve (B-practice), grade B-Practice problems of other students (C-Practice), and solve problems and test themselves in a small group (T-practice)
Omschrijving Main educational goal: The student will learn to formulate in a mathematically correct way and acquires understanding of the mathematics underlying economic models.
He or she obtains the skills to prove results, and to solve problems. Topics: Introduction to analysis and linear algebra, calculus, mathematical induction, complex numbers.
Uren per week 8
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, practica
(Lectures and four types of Practice (A-Practice, B-Practice, C-Practice, T-Practice))
Toetsvorm actieve deelname, opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen
(B-Practice, C-Practice and written exam. Active participation in all practice meetings and lectures is a prerequisite for getting a grade.)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. H.E. Nusse
Docent(en) dr. H.E. Nusse , student-assistants
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Mathematics for Economists 1st edition 1994 (or any later edition), W.W. Norton and Company Carl P. Simon and Lawrence Blume 9780393117523 €  81,00
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the BSc EOR. Depending on e.g. capacity, other students may be allowed to participate in some or all course activities. (To be decided by the Programme Director.)
Opmerkingen Info: Dr Leny Nusse, phone: +3150 363 3806, e-mail:
Secr: Martine Geerlings-Koolman, phone: +3150 363 7018, e-mail:
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Econometrics and Operations Research/EOR  (basisprogramma BSc EOR) 1 semester I a verplicht