MATH 1175: Calculus I with Applications to Life Sciences

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

Course Description

This course deals primarily with differentiation. Topics include limits, definition of derivative, rules for differentiation, growth and decay problems, optimization problems with applications in biological and medical sciences, approximation methods and their applications, mathematical models of biological processes, and antiderivatives and differential equations.

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

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum "B" grade in Precalculus 12; permission of the department based on the MDT process (MDT 085); 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.

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