MATH 1613 N3

General Linear Algebra and Calculus for Business and Economics

Linear equations and their graphs. Systems of linear equations and linear inequalities. Polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions. Vector and matrix algebra. Derivatives and optimization. Applications to business and economics are integrated throughout the course. Emphasis is on understanding how problems are formulated mathematically and on interpretation of mathematically-expressed real-world problems. Math 1613 is a terminal course. Students wanting to take further math courses must take Math 1013/Math 1023 instead.

Instructor: Jim Pulsifer
Prerequisites:
  Prereq: NS Grade 11 and 12 Advanced Math (or equivalent); or Math 0120 OR NS Grade 11 and 12 Academic Math (or equivalent) OR Math 0110. Satisfactory performance in diagnostic test is additionally required.
Antirequisites: Credit can be obtained for only one of Math 1013 and Math 1613; however, students who have taken Math 1613 and subsequently take Math 1013 may use this course as a science elective
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


This course is designed for students of management and life and social science.

Topics include:

  • Linear equations
  • Quadratic functions
  • Mathematics of finance

You'll develop problem-solving skills and mathematical strategies that will be relevant to your area of study. Your study experience will be supported by sample problems and audio files.