Forty minute video using narrated slides to give an overview of mathematical and economic concepts relating to COVID-19. Covers a simplified version of the SIR model of epidemics, justifying healthcare expenditure, and flattening the curve. Linked from the description are the original slides and the Excel model. Part of the CORE Economics resources created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

# Maths Resources Index

**Algebra**- Online DVD with 18 videos from Mathtutor
- Refresher booklet, videos and self-tests from Mathtutor
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL

**Differentiation**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Powerpoint slides from METAL
- Online DVD with 14 videos from Mathtutor
- Self-test materials from Mathcentre

**Differentiation: maxima and minima**- Video, exercises and 10 page booklet from Mathtutor
- Interactive self-test from Mathcentre (Flash format)
- Interactive exercise from Mathcentre (Flash format)
- Join our Question Bank for problem sets on this topic

**Fractions and Percentages**- Films and animations from METAL
- Explanatory text and examples from Math You Need Econ
- Video clips, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Online DVD with 7 videos on fractions, ratios, percentages and roots from Mathtutor
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL
- Case study: "Measuring inequality: Using the Lorenz Curve and Gini Coefficient"
- Case study: "Economic Growth: What Factors Matter?"
- Join our Question Bank for problem sets on this topic

**Functions and Graphs**- Review of Graphs: Visual Display of Information from Syracuse University
- Online DVD with 8 videos and other materials from Mathtutor
- Video clips, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Teaching and Learning Guide on Non-linear equations from METAL

**Geometric progressions: interest and growth**- Teaching and Learning guide: Finance and Growth from METAL
- Films and animations from METAL
- Videos and other materials on series from Mathtutor
- Video clips, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Affording the mortgage" (geometric progression)
- Case study: "Does income constrain household spending?"
- Case study: "UK house prices: Going through the roof?"
- Case study: "Spending on plastic: the potential for financial distress"
- Case study: "Saving for the Future: Don't leave it too late!"
- Case study: "Economic Growth: What Factors Matter?"

**Integration**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Introduction to Integration from MathsIsFun.com
- Online DVD with 11 videos from Mathtutor
- Text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Downloadable interactive diagnostic questions from METAL
- Case study: "Estimating a demand curve for un-priced environmental goods" (example of using a definite integral)
- Case study: "Affording the mortgage" (definite integral)
- Case study: "Saving for the Future: Don't leave it too late!"

**Linear Equations**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Explanatory text and examples from Math You Need Econ
- Linear Equations from MathsIsFun.com
- Films and animations from METAL
- Video, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Household spending: When income matters in the end"

**Linear Programming**- Teaching and Learning Guide on Linear Programming from METAL
- Teaching and Learning Guide on Partial Differentiation from METAL
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL

**Logarithms and Indices**- Two-page handout on indicial equations from Mathcentre
- Introduction to logarithms from MathsIsFun.com
- Video, handouts and self-tests in exponential & logarithmic functions from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Do households smooth their consumption?"
- Case study: "Deriving constant price estimates of GDP: An illustration of chain-linking"
- Case study: "UK house prices: Going through the roof?"
- Case study: "Economic Growth: What Factors Matter?"

**Marginal Analysis**- Explanatory text and examples from Math You Need Econ

**Matrices**- Teaching and Learning Guide from METAL
- Handouts and video from Mathcentre
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL
- Introduction to Matrices from MathsIsFun.com
- Essence of Linear Algebra (YouTube playlist) 3Blue1Brown

**Probability and Expectation**- Probability from MathsIsFun.com
- Case study: "Counting the cost of effective health policy" (probability in sensitivity analysis)
- Case study: "Probability in action: Gambling, the US Presidency and the market for car insurance" (betting odds and conditional probabilities)

**Sigma notation**- Introduction to Sigma Notation from MathsIsFun.com
- Video, handout and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Measuring the competitiveness of sport: are the top teams getting too strong?" (Concentration ratio)
- Case study: "Is the Scottish Premier League less competitive than its English Counterpart?" (Hirschman-Herfindahl Index)
- Case study: "Measuring health improvements for a cost effectiveness analysis"

**Simultaneous (linear) equations**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Films and animations from METAL
- Video and animations from Mathtutor
- Video, text and self-tests from Mathcentre

- METAL resources have been created specifically for Economics students by subject specialists
- Some Mathcentre and Mathtutor resources require the Internet Explorer browser.
- Quicktime or Videolan can be used to view iPod videos on a desktop computer.
- MEI have thousands of online resources - including animations, slides and exercises - covering AS and A-Level Maths and Further Maths on a subscription-only basis.

Our printable Maths Formula Sheet has helpful reminders for most of the above topics

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