# Mathematics

## Calculus for Business and Social Science (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

### Course Description

The main topics of this course are differentiation of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions; curve sketching; optimization; constrained optimization; integration; introduction to functions of several variables; and applications.

### Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

• MATH 126 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test score of 23 ACT or 103 CPT (College-Level Math).

### Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

• Solve a variety of practical problems, including but not limited to, problems of production, growth, decay, and compound interest, using algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions.
• Compare the concepts of limit and derivative of a function verbally, graphically, numerically or analytically.
• Compute manually the precise derivatives of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions at selected points.
• Interpret the meanings of the precise derivatives of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions at selected points.
• Determine an estimate for the derivative of any smooth function at a selected point via numerical approximation on a calculator.
• Interpret the meaning of an estimate for the derivative of any smooth function at a selected point via numerical approximation on a calculator.
• Apply methods of differentiation to solve a variety of practical problems, including but not limited to, problems of optimization.
• Compare the concepts of limit and integral of a function verbally, graphically, numerically or analytically.
• Compute manually the precise definite integrals of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions between selected points.
• Interpret the meanings of the precise definite integrals of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions between selected points.
• Determine an estimate for the definite integral of any smooth function between selected points via numerical approximation on a calculator.
• Interpret the meaning of an estimate for the definite integral of any smooth function between selected points via numerical approximation on a calculator.
• Apply methods of integration to solve a variety of practical problems, including but not limited to, problems of accumulated income.
• Compute manually the precise partial derivatives of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic function of several variables at selected points.
• Interpret the meanings of the precise partial derivatives of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions of several variables at selected points.
• Apply methods of partial differentiation to solve practical problems of constrained optimization.

### Course Schedule

CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2016; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/29/2016

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