Mathematics (2015/2016)



Course code
4S00181
Credits
9
Coordinator
Letizia Pellegrini
Academic sector
SECS-S/06 - MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCES
Language of instruction
Italian
Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff Timetable
lezione 6 primo semestre Letizia Pellegrini
esercitazione 3 primo semestre Letizia Pellegrini

Lesson timetable

primo semestre
Activity Day Time Type Place Note
lezione Tuesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  
lezione Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  
lezione Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  
lezione Friday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Magna - Silos di Ponente  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give the fundamental mathematical knowledge, necessary to the following courses in Statistics and Economics.
The course provides the classical arguments from Mathematical Analysis and Linear Algebra.
Beside the general mathematical theory the exercise lectures are intended to complete the theoretical knowledge with the adequate calculus ability.

Syllabus

1. Basic mathematical notions
2. One variable functions
3. Limits
4. Differential calculus
5. Integration theory
6. Vector spaces and matrices
7. Systems of linear equations
8. Functions of several variables

The detailed program and further educational material are available in the course web page.

Teaching supply
The course consists of 48 hour lectures (equivalent to 6 credits) and 36 hour exercise lectures (equivalent to 3 credits).

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and oral final exam.

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
lezione Guerraggio, A. Matematica - Mylab (Edizione 2) Pearson 2014 9788865185636

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016