151-0341/01 – Mathematics F (Mat F)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mathematical Methods in EconomicsCredits6
Subject guarantorPaedDr. Renata Majovská, PhD.Subject version guarantorPaedDr. Renata Majovská, PhD.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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MAJ40 PaedDr. Renata Majovská, PhD.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge • Define basic integration rules. • Define indefinite and definite integral. • Relate properties of indefinite and definite integral. • Define the function of two variables. • Find the domain and range. • Describe basic properties. • Compute partial derivates of functions. • Order knowledge about first-ordered differential equations. • Identify the types of differential equations. • Solve differential equations. Comprehension • Select suitable integral methods. • Solve integrals of rational functions by the method of partial fractions. • Solve integrals of some irrational functions and trigonometric functions. • Extend knowledge about economic dependences using a mathematical function. • Generalise the functions on the dependences in the real live. • Express knowledge about equation solving. Applications • Apply integration methods in economics. • Obtain easier imagine about economic functions of utility. • Discover the tools suitable for describing of dynamical models. Analysis • Analyse mathematical principle of some economic terms and properties. • Appraise the trends of economic values.

Teaching methods


The subject continues fulfilling general methodical and professional goals of mathematics, i.e. to train the rational thinking and the ability to conceive and work with quantitative information concerning the outer world. Students get knowledge of several mathematical techniques which are necessary to understand economic relationships and models.

Compulsory literature:

Kreml, P., Mathematics II. VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2005, ISBN 80-248-0798-X. Sydsaeter, K., Hammond, P. J. Mathematics for Economics Analysis. Prentice Hall, Inc., 1995, ISBN 0-13-583600-X.

Recommended literature:

Rosser, M., Basic Mathematics for Economist. Routledger, London, 2003, ISBN 0-203-42263-5. Goldstein, L., Schneider, D. Introduction to Mathematics. Ginn Custom Publishing, 1981, ISBN 0-536-03755-8 Bradley, G. L., Smith, K. J. Calculus. Prentice Hall, Inc., 1995, ISBN 0-13-081055-X.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Validation tests using CMS Moodle.


Other requirements


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
151-0340 Mat E Mathematics E Compulsory


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The indefinite integral – definition and properties, basic integration rules, methods of integration: integration by parts, integration by substitution. 2. The indefinite integral – integrals of rational functions, the method of partial fractions, integrals of some irrational functions, integrals of some trigonometric functions. 3. The definite integral – definition and properties, Riemann sums, the Newton-Leibniz formula, application of the definite integral: area between curves, capital stock, improper integral. 4. Functions of two variables – introduction and terminology, domain, range, graph, partial derivatives, higher-order partial derivatives. 5. Equation of a tangent plane and a normal of a surface, extreme of functions of two variables: local extreme, extreme with a condition. 6. Ordinary differential equation – first-order differential equations, introduction and terminology, general solution, particular solution, separable differential equation, homogeneous differential equation. 7. Linear differential equation.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2006/2007 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45 (45) 23 2
                Written exam Written test 45  23 2
        Examination Examination 55 (55) 28 3
                Written examination Written examination 45  23 3
                Oral Oral examination 10  5 3
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