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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, 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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