MATH 1173: Calculus I with Computer Explorations

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

Course Description

This is a course in differential calculus, the study of how quantities change. Topics include limits, the definition and interpretations of the derivative, rules and techniques for computing derivatives, using the derivative to study problems involving rates of change, approximation, graphs, and optimization. Traditional classroom instruction will be augmented with laboratory work in MATH 1183. See the description of MATH 1183 for more detail about these activities.

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

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "B" grade in Precalculus 12; permission of the department based on the MDT process (MDT 090); a minimum "C+" 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.

Corequisite(s): MATH 1183.

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