## Tools: The Usefulness of Mathematics in Economics

**Resources on the Kinds of Uses of Math I Am Trying to Use in This Class**:

**Sanjoy Mahajan**: *Street-Fighting Mathematics: The Art of Educated Guessing and Opportunistic Problem Solving*

**George Pólya**: *How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method* https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1400828678

**George Pólya**: *Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning: Induction and Analogy in Mathematics* https://books.google.com/books?isbn=0691025096

**George Pólya**: *Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning: Patterns of Plausible Inference https://books.google.com/books?isbn=069102510X
Paul Zeitz: _The Art and Craft of Problem Solving* https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1118916662

Tools: Uses of Mathematics in Economics

Macro Textbook Chapter 3: Thinking Like an Economist

How to Think Like an Economist (If, That Is, You Wish to...)

Optional Teaching Topic: How to Think Like an Economist... (Provided, That Is, You Wish to...) (Pre-Class? Mid-Class?)