MATH 1171: Calculus I

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

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This course deals primarily with differentiation. The major topics include limits (intuitive approach), development and definition of derivatives, differentiation techniques (algebraic, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions), curve sketching, applications of derivatives (optimization, related rates, linear motion, differential approximations), antiderivatives, growth and decay.

Students will receive credit for only one of MATH 1153/1253, 1171, 1173, 1174, or 1175.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "A" grade in Precalculus 12; permission of department based on the MDT process (MDT 95); or a minimum "B-" grade in MATH 1170; or a minimum "C+" grade in Precalculus 12 and a minimum "C-" grade in Calculus 12. Prerequisites are valid for only three years.

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