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; and
  • Briefly introduce core ideas concerning integration.