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MET430 - Mathematics II

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Linear algebra:

  • Linear equation systems
  • Arrays
  • Determinants
  • Eigenvalues
  • Diagonalization

Integration:

  • Partial integration
  • Sub fractional splitting
  • Substitution

Differential equations:

  • Separable differential equations with special emphasis on growth models.
  • Linear differential equations of 1st and 2nd order.
  • Linear differential equation systems.
  • Taylor ploynom.

Introduksjon til numeriske beregninger

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Students will:

  • Master methods within linear algebra and should be able to apply this to analyze and solve linear equation systems
  • Master matrix calculus, including the use of eigen values and eigen vectors, and apply this to solve mathematical problems, with special emphasis on applications in economics
  • Be able to apply integration methods such as substitution, partial integration and partial fractional splitting, and be able to use this in economic applications
  • Master solution methods for certain types of differential equations, and should be able to analyze properties of the solutions, especially related to economic models
  • Be able to solve linear differential equation systems with constant coefficients

Skills

Students will:

  • Be able to master a wide range of mathematical operations to solve tasks
  • Be able to solve tasks where different parameters are included and be able to interpret and evaluate the solutions based on different values of the parameters

General competence

Students will:

  • Have a trained ability for logical thinking
  • Have a solid foundation of computational skills that provide security using mathematical methods within economic models

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Students are encouraged to work independently with weekly assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 obligatorisk øving

Further on evaluation

Supporting material allowed on exams: Approved calculator regarding NTNUs support material code B-D "specific basic calculator". Other calculators that are allowed in the course are: Casio FC-100V and Texas Instruments - BAII Plus.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Accounting and Auditing (MRR)
Economics and Business Administration (ØAMSC)

Course materials

Curriculum literature: Sydsæter.K, Hammond, P., Seierstad, A.,Strøm,A.: (2008) Further Mathematics for Economic Analysis.

Subject to change. The final syllabus is given at the start of the semester.

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Facts

Version: A
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
NTNU Business School

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-12-01 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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