# IGNOU Master of Arts in Economics Quantitative Methods Papers

The quantitative methods paper of IGNOU is a three hour paper of 100 marks comprising of topics like sampling, primal and dual programming formulations, matrices and regression equations. There are three sections in the paper. The student is expected to answer two questions from section A, four from Section B and two others form Section C. Section A carries a total weight age of 20 marks for 2 questions, section B a weight age of 40 marks for four questions, section C a weight age of 20 marks for 2 questions.

Since most of the questions require additional solving of the sums and graphs, there is a rough paper provided at the end of the existing answer sheet. The essay type questions usually deal with definitions and concept analysis; differentiate between, other short notes. The main problems to be solved are sometimes divided into sub-questions. It is important to keep the time limit in mind while solving the paper. The student should make it a habit to time for himself or herself according to the level of difficulty that he or she feels with the topic in question in the paper.

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vishal:

a production function is given as y=f(x)=400x+60x(square)-6x(cube). where y= output and x= input
output price is =10
and input price of w =5440. calculate the profit function in terms of output and input price
what is the profit maximising level of input.
find the MPx of the variable.

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