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; and
- Briefly introduce core ideas concerning integration.