**Description **

An extensive introduction to all the mathematical tools an economist needs is provided in this worldwide bestseller.

01: Essentials of Logic and Set Theory

02: Algebra

03: Solving Equations

04: Functions of One Variable

05: Properties of Functions

06: Differentiation

07: Derivatives in Use

08: Single-Variable Optimization

09: Integration

10: Topics in Financial Mathematics

11: Functions of Many Variables

12: Tools for Comparative Statics

13: Multivariable Optimization

14: Constrained Optimization

15: Matrix and Vector Algebra

16 Determinants and Inverse Matrices

17: Linear Programming

New to this edition:

The introductory chapters have been restructured to more logically fit with teaching.

Several new exercises have been introduced, as well as fuller solutions to existing ones.

More coverage of the history of mathematical and economic ideas has been added, as well as of the scientists who developed them.

New example based on the 2014 UK reform of housing taxation illustrating how a discontinuous function can have significant economic consequences.