Dec 15, 2017
MATH& 148 - Business Calculus
Introduction to differential and integral calculus. For students in business or other programs requiring a brief course in calculus; not for math or science majors. Graphing calculator required.
Prerequisite MATH 140 or MATH& 141 or equivalent with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Find slope, average rate of change, and instantaneous rate of change from a graph, equation, or data.
- Estimate and calculate slopes of secant and tangent lines.
- Estimate and interpret rates of change.
- Find the derivative from a numerical, graphical, and algebraic viewpoint.
- Apply derivative rules to find rate-of-change formulas.
- Find and graph derivative functions.
- Apply derivative formulas to solve business application problems.
- Find extreme points and solve optimization problems.
- Find and interpret inflection points.
- Approximate area and accumulated change by using sums of rectangles.
- Find and interpret general and specific antiderivatives.
- Use numerical and graphical approaches to estimate definite integrals.
- Use the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to compute definite integrals.
- Solve business application problems using integration.
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