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Jacques Textbook
Wainwright Textbook
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Introduction
  Ch 1 - 3 CHAPTERS 1- 3
1 Matrix Algebra I  Matrix Algebra  7.1, 7.2 CHAPTER 4
2 Matrix Algebra II   7.3, 7.4 CHAPTER 5
         
  One Variable calculus

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

  CHAPTER 6
         
3
Power Function, Sum/Difference rules
Derivatives: First 5 Rules 4.1, 4.2  
4
Product, Quotient rules, Chain Rule,
The Chain Rule  4.4  
Marginal Functions
  4.3 CHAPTER 7
5
Concavity, Curve Sketching, 2nd Derivative
Concavity, 2nd derivatives and One Variable Optimization 4.2 CHAPTER 9
5
One Variable Optimization
  4.6, 4.7  
6

Natural logarithm and e

Intro to Differentials

  1. Natural Log and e (with optimal timing)
  2.  Differentials and Implicit differentiation notes 
4.8 and Lecture Notes CHAPTERS 8 AND 10
7
Partial Derivatives & differentials
 Partial Derivatives More on differentials 5.1  
8
Midterm Exam Week
     
9
Implicit Differentiation, Level Curves
Partial Derivative and Implicit Function Theorem  5.2 and Lecture Notes CHAPTER 8
10
Two Variable Optimization
  1. Two Variable Optimization
  2. Two Variable Optimization with Economic Applications
5.3 CHAPTER 11
11
Constrained Optimization Part I
  1. Constrained Optimization
  2. Examples and Applications of Lagrange
5.5 and Lecture Notes CHAPTER 12
12
Constrained Optimization Part II (Kuhn-Tucker)
Lagrange with multiple constraints (Kuhn-Tucker)   5.6 and Lecture Notes CHAPTER 13
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Additional topics
  1. Application of Utility max: Hicks versus Marshall
  2. Notes on Utility Maximization 
   
14 Catchup and Review