3. Multivariate Calculus: Further Resources

 Online Resource Collections

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is an open web-based publication of MIT course content, which is distributed under a Creative Commons license BY-NC-SA (see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/).

The course

Denis Auroux. 18.02SC Multivariable Calculus. Fall 2010. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License:  Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

available here, includes a rich collection of resources on multivariable calculus which not only address the topics covered here, but also many topics beyond the scope of this module. The links below lead to the page of the course and of Unit 2 which is particularly relevant to the material covered here.

MIT OCW Multivariable calculus MIT OCW Multivariable calculus: Partial derivatives

 Online Handouts

Here you can find a set of handouts form mathcentre related to the topics covered in this section.

Partial differentiation leaflet Implicit differentiation


Mathematics for Economics: enhancing Teaching and Learning (METAL) provides a set of learning resources on Mathematics for Economics and especially a set of interesting videos providing an economic twist to common mathematical concepts.

For example, the following video from METAL shows how to use partial derivatives to determine the change in demand of one product when the price of another is changed.

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