Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH& 148 Business Calculus

5 credits
Surveys differential and integral calculus, emphasizing uses in business and social science. Intended for students who wish only a brief course in calculus.

Prerequisites: MATH 145  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Construct and transform the graphs of common functions
  • Solve simple exponential equations
  • Use the product, quotient and chain rules to differentiate simple functions
  • Construct equations for tangents and find average and instantaneous rates of change
  • Apply the concepts, techniques and vocabulary of limits, continuity, and first and second derivatives to solve simple problems
  • Use simple substitutions and appropriate software to find antiderivatives of simple functions
  • Determine the values of definite integrals using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
  • Apply the ideas of definite and indefinite integrals to solve problems
  • Recognize applications of differential and integral calculus to business problems