Liberal Arts > Mathematics

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: MATH128,MATH126 & MATH127 or appropriate score on the WNC placement or equivalent exam
Offers fundamental concepts of analytical geometry and calculus, functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, and integrals.


II: Course Objectives

Course offers fundamental concepts of analytical geometry and calculus: functions, graphs, limits, derivatives, and integrals.

Upon completion of this course, successful students should be able to do the following:

  • Evaluate limits.
  • Differentiate sums, powers, quotients, products, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, explicitly and implicitly.
  • Apply differentiation to curve sketching.
  • Solve related rates and optimization problems.
  • Use Newton’s method to approximate the zeros of a function.
  • Perform indefinite and definite integration of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions with the substitution method.
  • Find the area under a curve.
  • Solve growth and decay problems.

Scheduled MATH-181 classes:

Fall 2019