Basic Math for Social Scientists: Concepts / Edition 1

Basic Math for Social Scientists: Concepts / Edition 1

by Timothy M. Hagle
     
 

A review of the basic mathematical concepts that underlie most quantitative analysis in the social sciences is presented in this volume. The author begins with an algebra review featuring sets and combinations and then discusses limits and continuity. Calculus is presented next, with an introduction to differential calculus, multivariate functions, partial

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Overview

A review of the basic mathematical concepts that underlie most quantitative analysis in the social sciences is presented in this volume. The author begins with an algebra review featuring sets and combinations and then discusses limits and continuity. Calculus is presented next, with an introduction to differential calculus, multivariate functions, partial derivatives, and integral calculus. Finally the book deals with matrix algebra. Packed with helpful definitions, equations, examples and alternative notations, the book also includes a useful appendix of common mathematical symbols and Greek letters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803958753
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/29/1995
Series:
Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences Series, #108
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
108
Sales rank:
1,222,169
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Teaches in the Political Science Department.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Limits and Continuity
Differential Calculus
Multivariate Functions and Partial Derivatives
Integral Calculus
Matrix Algebra

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