MATH1325 Applications of Continuous Mathematics

Course Description

This course introduces differential calculus and its applications to optimization. Applications are drawn from social science and economics.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MATH1324

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.