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MATH& 151 - Calculus I



5.0 Credits
Limits, continuity, derivatives and applications. Differentiation of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions. Graphing calculator required. Prerequisite: MATH& 142 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on Math Placement Test.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Solve problems involving the concept of a limit using symbolic, graphical and numerical techniques. [REASON]
  2. Solve problems involving the concept of the derivative using symbolic, graphical and numerical techniques. [REASON]
  3. Interpret the meaning of the derivative in various contexts. [REASON]
  4. Use differentiation techniques (including the product rule, quotient rule, chain rule and implicit differentiation) to compute derivatives. [REASON]
  5. Solve problems involving applications of the derivative by constructing functions and computing derivatives to model situations described by words. [REASON]
  6. Solve problems involving the relationship between the graph of a function and its derivatives. [REASON]
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the precise definition of a limit. [COMMUNICATE]
  8. Express solutions to problems clearly with correct usage of mathematical notation and terminology. [COMMUNICATE]



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