From an online course on mathematics and statistics, this module introduces ratios, proportions and percentages in turn, using text and activities. The intended duration of the module is five hours. The content is available for download into a VLE under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike licence.
Worksheets and Projects in Maths for Economists
Part of an online course on mathematics and statistics, this module presents text and activities on the topics of price indices, inflation, averages, ratios, percentages and proportion. The intended duration of the module is 20 hours. The content is available for download into a VLE.
This series of fifteen case studies, downloadable as .doc files, illustrates the use of mathematical concepts in economic and business contexts. They are intended to help students see the importance of maths in economic reasoning. Each case study is four sides long and makes use of graphs and algebra. Most include questions at the end. Permission is given for educators to redistribute and alter these materials as much as they like. These materials were produced by an Economics Network project with funding from the JISC.