Paul Barloon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
MATH 151. Calculus for Business and Social Sciences.
(2-1) Cr. 3. F.S.SS. Prereq: Satisfactory performance on placement exam, 2 years of high school algebra, 1 year of high school geometry
Differential calculus, applications to max-min problems, integral calculus and applications. Will not serve as prerequisite for MATH 265 or MATH 266. Only one of MATH 151, MATH 160, the sequence MATH 165-MATH 166, or the sequence MATH 181-MATH 182 may be counted towards graduation.
Lial/Greenwell/Richey, 10th ed.
Calculus with Applications
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Chapter and Section references are from Calculus with Applications, 10th Edition, by Lial/Greenwell/Richey.
Times are suggested based on a 15-week semester of 29 lecture meetings, allowing 4 days for review and exams.
Three evening midterm exams are scheduled during weeks 5, 9, and 13.
The final exam is departmental and is held during finals week.
|Chapter & Sections Topics||Time|
|Chapter 2 – Nonlinear Functions||3 days|
|2.4 Exponential Functions
2.5 Logarithmic Functions
2.6 Applications: Growth and Decay; Mathematics of Finance
|Chapter 3 – The Derivative||4 days|
3.3 Rates of Change
3.4 Definition of the Derivative
|Chapter 4 – Calculating the Derivative||5 days|
|4.1 Techniques for Finding Derivatives
4.2 Derivatives of Products and Quotients
4.3 The Chain Rule
4.4 Derivatives of Exponential Functions
4.5 Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
|Chapter 5 - Graphs and the Derivative||3 days|
|5.1 Increasing and Decreasing Functions
5.2 Relative Extrema
5.3 Higher Derivatives, Concavity, and the Second Derivative Test
|Chapter 6 – Applications of the Derivative||4 days|
|6.1 Absolute Extrema
6.2 Applications of Extrema
6.4 Implicit Differentiation
6.5 Related Rates
|Chapter 7 – Integration||5 days|
7.3 Area and the Definite Integral
7.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
7.5 The Area Between Two Curves
|Chapter 8 – Further Techniques and Applications of Integration||1 day|
|8.1 Integration by Parts|
Calculating the Derivative
Graphs and the Derivative
Applications of the Derivative
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