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ETF2700: Mathematics for business

Faculty of Business and Economics

Mathematics for business

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The topics covered in this unit include: the linear model, linear simultaneous equations, non-linear functions, index numbers, financial mathematics, derivatives and partial differentiation, integration optimisation (constrained and non-constrained) and matrix algebra with software applications (e.g. Excel).


1 - Within semester assessment - 40% 2 - Examination - 60%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. You are expected to complete all pre-class activities prior to your scheduled class, and post-class activities should be completed after your scheduled class. Learning activities may include a combination of teacher directed, peer directed and online engagement activities.