This pre-test won’t have any bearing on your marks for ECON3202 Mathematical Economics, but I encourage everyone interested in taking the course to attempt it.
The pre-test has two main purposes. First, it will give you an idea of the material that is assumed knowledge in ECON3202; namely, material that acts as pre-requisite to everything we will do in the course. The questions in Part A serve this purpose. For the record, the pre-requisite material for ECON3202 includes:
The above list only includes material that you should have learnt in ECON1202. But you should really have learnt this material.
The second purpose of the pre-test is to give you an idea of the type of material you will encounter in ECON3202. The main difference between ECON3202 and previous economics/commerce courses is the level of abstraction and formality you will see here. The questions in Part B serve this purpose. There is no prior knowledge assumed for this part. If you like mathematics and abstract thinking, you shouldn’t have major problems attempting these questions -- and you may even have fun doing it!Juan Carlos Carbajal