Week 
Lecture Topics 
Instructor Notes (PDF) 
Jacques Textbook 
Wainwright Textbook 
0 
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

 Natural Log and e (with optimal timing)
 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 
 Two Variable Optimization
 Two Variable Optimization
with Economic Applications

5.3 
CHAPTER 11 
11 
Constrained Optimization Part I 
 Constrained Optimization
 Examples and Applications of Lagrange

5.5 and Lecture Notes 
CHAPTER 12 
12 
Constrained Optimization Part II (KuhnTucker) 
Lagrange with multiple constraints
(KuhnTucker) 
5.6 and Lecture Notes 
CHAPTER 13 
13 
Additional topics 
 Application of Utility max: Hicks versus Marshall
 Notes on Utility Maximization



14 
Catchup and Review 


