Dec 01, 2020
MATH& 148 Business Calculus5 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: Winter, Spring
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.
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
Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50