MAT 146 - Applied Business Calculus
Review of analytic geometry of lines and parabolas; functions, and their graphs; limits and continuity; differentiation rules and applications; integration techniques and applications; exponential and logarithmic functions and applications. Recommended for Social Science, Health Science and Business students. Not for Mathematics majors or Science majors in the A.S. Degree program.
Prerequisite: MAT 136 Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Determine limits and continuity of functions
- Differentiate polynomial, rational, logarithmic, exponential functions using computational and intuitive methods.
- Integrate polynomial, rational, logarithmic, exponential functions using computational and intuitive methods.
- Solve business and economic applications of differentiation and integration.
- Demonstrate understanding of the concept of a limit, a derivative, and an integral.
This course prepares students to meet the Mathematics General Education requirement.
In the context of the course objectives listed above, upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Interpret and draw inferences from mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics.
2. Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally.
3. Employ quantitative methods such as arithmetic, algebra, geometry, or statistics to solve problems.
4. Estimate and check mathematical results for reasonableness.
5. Recognize the limitations of mathematical and statistical methods.
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