This course introduces differential calculus and its applications to optimization. Applications are drawn from social science and economics.
Course Credits: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
MATH 1325: Applied Continuous Mathematics is an introduction to Differential Calculus tailored for students who have selected a major through the School of Business. In this class, we shall:
- Review topics from College Algebra, including exponential and logarithmic functions.
- Introduce the concept of limits.
- Apply elementary facts about limits.
- Interpret derivatives as instantaneous rate.
- Differentiate formulas based on radicals, exponential functions, and logarithms.
- Use derivatives to graph functions from formulas.
- Briefly introduce core ideas concerning integration.