Nov 15, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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MATH 171 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Credits: (4)
Instructional Method: Four hours lecture.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MATH 138  or another approved college-level precalculus course including some trigonometry OR a passing score on a placement exam approved by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
This course lays the foundational concepts of calculus: the limit, differentiation, and integration. It includes techniques for finding limits, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse functions. Applications of the derivative include curve sketching, velocity and acceleration, optimization, related rates, and l’Hôpital’s Rule. Integration includes the area under a curve and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

Note(s): This course has been approved for credit in the Mathematical Sciences Area of the Core Curriculum. Students may not receive credit for both MATH 171 and the sequence MATH 168 :MATH 169  and may not receive credit for both MATH 171 and MATH 151 .



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