Intermediate Microeconomics Instructor: Sandhya Patlolla Assignment 1 1) Calculate the derivatives of following functions with respect to x. 𝑥 (𝑥+1) (i) 𝑦= (ii) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥) = 𝑥 3 + (1 + 𝑥 2 ) (iii) 𝑦 = (𝑥 3 + 2)2 + (1 + 𝑥 2 )3 (iv) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥) = 𝑦= (v) (1+𝑥) 𝑥2 3 1+𝑥 𝑥2 +(2𝑥 + 1)2 2) Calculate the partial derivatives of following functions with respect to 𝑥1 and with respect to 𝑥2 . (i) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = 3𝑥1 + 5𝑥2 (ii) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = 𝑥12 + (2𝑥1 + 1)3 + 3𝑥22 + 𝑥1 . 𝑥23 . (iii) 𝑦 = 𝑓 (𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = (iv) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = 𝑥10.75 𝑥20.25 (v) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = (𝑥10.5 𝑥20.5 )2 (vi) 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = 4𝑥10.5 + 𝑥2 (vii) 𝑦 = 𝑓 (𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = 𝑥1 𝑥2 + 𝑥22 + 𝑥13 𝑥13 (1+𝑥1 )𝑥2 3) Solve the following optimization problem and find the optimal values of x1 and x2 . Maximize 𝑦 = 𝑓(𝑥1 , 𝑥2 ) = 100𝑥1 + 20𝑥2 − 5𝑥12 𝑥2 . 4) Solve the following optimization problem and find the optimal values of x1 and x2 . 𝟎.𝟐𝟓 Maximize 𝒚 = 𝒇(𝒙𝟏 , 𝒙𝟐 ) = 𝒙𝟎.𝟕𝟓 with the constraint of 2 x1 + x2 = 15 . 𝟏 𝒙𝟐