This course is designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of differential calculus. Topics include the concepts of limit and continuity; rates of change; basic differentiation rules; derivatives of algebraic and transcendental functions; applied optimization problems; implicit differentiation and related rates; the mean value theorem; linear approximations; curve sketching; simple differential equations and models; antiderivatives; simple parametric equations and polar coordinates.
Course code: MATH 1100
Length: 60.0 hours
PrerequisitesMATH 0993 with a 'B' (MATH 1020 with a 'C', Math 12-Precalculus with a 'B', Math 12-Principles with a 'B', or Math Precalculus Test (MPT) with a B, or equivalent.
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