# 1 The Mathematics of Economics

## 1.1 Types of economic analysis

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## 1.2 Mathematical terminology

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## 1.3 An Algebra review: Functions

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Khan Academy: What is a Function?

Khan Academy: Equations versus Functions

Khan Academy: What is the Domain of a Function?

Khan Academy: What is the Range of a Function?

Khan Academy: Intro the End Behavior of Polynomials

## 1.4 An Algebra review: exponents

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**Problem 1.4.1: **For each of the following, simplify the exponent into the smallest number of terms possible. Additionally, there should be no negative exponents.

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Khan Academy: Multiplying and Dividing Powers

Khan Academy: Powers of Products and Quotients

## 1.5 Multivariate functions

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