### AMS 11B Mathematical Methods for Economists II, Spring 2019

Important Announcements

• If you need DRC accommodation please email me a scanned PDF of your DRC document.
• If you need tutoring, you can sign up for MSI tutoring sessions.
• Midterm Exam with Solution
• Additional Discussion Sections (in finals week):
Tuesday, Jun 11, 12:00-1:00pm at BE 372
Tuesday, Jun 11, 3:20-4:20pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B210
Wednesday, Jun 12, 12:00-1:00pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B210
Wednesday, Jun 12, 4:00-5:00pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B214

Lecture Schedule and Homework Assignments
Complete each assignment by due date and check with posted solutions.
Week 1 (04/02, 04/04)           Solution of Homework #1
Week 2 (04/09, 04/11)           Solution of Homework #2
Week 3 (04/16, 04/18)           Solution of Homework #3
Week 4 (04/23, 04/25)           Solution of Homework #4
Week 5 (04/30, 05/02)           Solution of Homework #5
Week 6 (05/07, 05/09)           Solution of Homework #6       Midterm Exam with Solution
Week 7 (05/14, 05/16)           Solution of Homework #7
Week 8 (05/21, 05/23)           Solution of Homework #8
Week 9 (05/28, 05/30)           Solution of Homework #9
Week 10 (06/04, 06/06)

Course description:
Mathematical tools and reasoning, with applications to economics. Topics are drawn from multivariable differential calculus and single variable integral calculus, and include partial derivatives, linear and quadratic approximation, optimization with and without constraints, Lagrange multipliers, definite and indefinite integrals, and elementary differential equations.
Lectures: TuTh 7:10-8:45PM at JBE 101 (Auditorium)
Instructor: Hongyun Wang (email: hongwang@soe.ucsc.edu)
Office hours: Monday 9:00am-11:00am at BE 369 (office) or at BE 358 (conference room)
Discussion Sections (starting in the week of 04/08/2019):
Section A: Wednesday 5:20-6:25pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B210
Section B: Wednesday 6:40-7:45pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B210
Section C: Tuesday 3:20-4:25pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B210
Section D: Monday 12:00-1:05pm at Earth & Marine Sciences B210
TA for Sections B & D: Jacob Noone Wade (email: jnoonewa@ucsc.edu)
Office hours: Wednesday 1pm-3pm at E2 586
TA for Sections A and C: Yuanran Zhu (email: yzhu22@ucsc.edu)
Office hours: Thursday 2pm-4pm at BE 119
Textbook:
Introductory Mathematical Analysis for Business, Economics, and the Life and Social Sciences,
by Haeussler, Paul and Wood, 13th edition, Pearson 2010
Grading policy: The higher one of
(Midterm, 40%) + (Final, 60%)
OR (Final, 100%)
Important Dates:
Midterm Exam: Tuesday 05/07/2019, in class (7:10-8:45pm)
Final Exam: Thursday 06/13/2019, 7:30-9:30pm.