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Edmonds Community College    
  Dec 17, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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MATH& 151 - Calculus I

5.0 Credits
Limits, continuity, derivatives and applications. Differentiation of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. Graphing calculator required.
Prerequisite MATH& 142 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or appropriate score on Math Placement Test.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Solve problems involving the concept of a limit using symbolic, graphical and numerical techniques.
  2. Solve problems involving the concept of the derivative using symbolic, graphical and numerical techniques.
  3. Interpret the meaning of the derivative in various contexts.
  4. Use differentiation techniques (including the product rule, quotient rule, chain rule and implicit differentiation) to compute derivatives.
  5. Solve problems involving applications of the derivative by constructing functions and computing derivatives to model situations described by words.
  6. Solve problems involving the relationship between the graph of a function and its derivatives.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the precise definition of a limit.
  8. Express solutions to problems clearly with correct usage of mathematical notation and terminology.

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