MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geom I
F2Z 2010 ML
October 18-December 12
5:00 - 7:30 PM
MA131 and MA141 or MA150or equivalents
Textbook: Calculus. James Stewart. 6E
Thomson. Brooks/Cole. 2008.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Core Assessment for MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
1. Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits.
2. Define a continuous function.
3. Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences.
4. Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties
5. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric functions, and exponential functions.
6. Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions.
7. Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems
8. Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, and the chain rule
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