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; applied optimization; antiderivatives; and an introduction to the definite integral. Applications are taken from the natural and social sciences, and engineering. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies quantitative skills requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MATH& 142 or appropriate placement score.
- 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