**Recorded: **January 16, 2014

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**Lecture 4**

**Course Description: **After reviewing tools from probability, statistics, and elementary differential and partial differential equations, concepts such as hedging, arbitrage, Puts, Calls, the design of portfolios, the derivation and solution of the Blac-Scholes, and other equations are discussed.

**The notes **for this course, Math 176, *Mathematics of Finance*, have been published as a book:

Saari, Donald G. (2019). *Mathematics of Finance: An Intuitive Introduction*. Springer.

ISBN-10: 3030254429

ISBN-13: 978-3030254421

This book is copyrighted and is *not* covered by a Creative Commons license.

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