Catalogue 2017 - 2018

MATH 123 Calculus I for Management, Life, and Social Sciences

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Three years of high school mathematics including two years of algebra.

Course Description

This is a study of functions, limits, continuity, the derivative, and applications of the derivative. Among the business related applied topics are supply and demand functions; marginal revenue, cost, and profit; elasticity of demand; inventory control; and compound interest. Other applied topics include population trends, velocities and accelerations. General applications include rates of change, curve sketching, and maximizing and minimizing functions.

Credit for both this course and MATH 133 is not permissible.

Notes

This course is a prerequisite.

Distribution

BUSR/CR/GUR/MR

Offered

fall and spring semesters.

Fee