Maths for Economics by Geoff Renshaw

Maths for Economics by Geoff Renshaw

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ISBN: 9780198839507

Oxford University Press, 17 Aug 2021

Soft cover, 752 pages

Maths for Economics provides a comprehensive and solid foundation in core mathematical principles and methods used in economics, beginning with revisiting basic skills in arithmetic, algebra, equation solving, and slowly building to more advanced topics.

Suitable for those with a range of prior school-level expereince or more generally for those who feel they need to go back to the very basics, students can learn with confidence.

Drawing on his extensive experience teaching in the area, Geoff Renshaw has developed Maths for Economics to enable students to master and apply mathematical principles and methods both in their degrees and their careers.

Through the use of a gradual learning gradient and the provision of examples and exercises to constantly reinforce learning, the author has created a resource which students can use to build their confidence - whether coming from a background of a GCSE or A Level course, or more generally for students who feel they need to go back to the very basics.

Knowledge is built up in small steps rather than big jumps, and once confident that they have firmly grasped the foundations, the book helps students to make the progression beyond mechanical exercises and on to the development of a maths tool-kit for the analysis of economic and business problems - an invaluable skill for their course and future employment.

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