Jan 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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MATH& 151 - Calculus I

5 credits

A grade of “C” or better in MATH& 142 

MATH& 151 is the first course of the standard calculus sequence. Content includes: limits; the derivative; differentiation of the elementary functions; implicit differentiation; related rates; analysis of extreme values and curvature of functions; curve sketching; and applied optimization. Applications are taken from the natural and social sciences, and engineering.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies quantitative skills requirement, science distribution area F requirement, or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Find rates of change, slopes, and tangent lines using limits
  • Compute derivatives of standard functions
  • Solve analytical problems using derivatives
  • Solve applied problems using derivatives

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