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Math 18 Business Calculus - Hybrid

Section 98930

We meet just once a week, Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 8:35pm, in Room 712. There is also an online component.

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Course Information

4 units; 4 hours Lecture (online)

Prerequisites: MATH 152 or equivalent. (Math 142 does not satisfy this.)
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 100 and READ 100.

Presents the techniques of calculus with emphasis placed on the application
of these concepts to business and management-related problems.

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Examine derivatives as the study of average and instantaneous rates of change.
2. Examine integrals as the study of accumulated change.
3. Evaluate derivatives and integrals by choosing appropriate algebraic and numeric methods.
4. Solve multivariable max/min problems using partial differentiation.

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC with limitations.

Course Materials

  • Textbook: NEW! I am using an open source text - free online and just $10 for a print copy! Applied Calculus, by Lippman, Hoffman, and Calaway.

  • Scientific Calculator
  • Internet access. A portion of the course is done through Canvas, accessing a free online homework system called MyOpenMath.

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