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MATH 134 : Managerial Calculus

Credits: 3

Course Description: A one-semester course in calculus, with particular emphasis on applications to economics and management. Topics covered include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals.

Pre-Requisites: Math Placement Test or successful completion of MATH 129 or MATH 130.

Comments: Students may not receive graduation credit for both MATH 134 and MATH 135. Students may take MATH 140 after MATH 134, but only with the explicit permission of the department and then only for two credits.

Sample Materials

Topics:
Chapter 9:
9.1 Limits.
9.2 Continuity.
9.3 The derivative.
9.4 Basic derivative rules.
9.5 Product and quotient rules.
9.6 Chain rule.
9.7 Differentiation of exponential and logarithmic functions.
9.8 Marginal function.
Chapter 10:
10.1 Application of the first derivative.
10.2 Application of the second derivative.
10.3 Curve sketching.
10.4 Optimization I.
10.5 Optimization II.
Chapter 11:
11.1 Antiderivatives and the rules of integration.
11.2 Integration by Substitution.
11.3 Area and the definite integral.
11.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
11.5 Evaluating definite integrals.
11.6 Area between two curves.
11.7 Application of definite integral to business and economics.
Chapter 12:
12.1 Functions of several variables.
12.2 Partial derivatives.
12.3 Maxima and minima of functions of several variables.
Fall 2017 Schedule:

Section Meetings Instructor Comments
001
MWF 08:00am - 08:50am
Roche, Catherine
002
MWF 09:00am - 09:50am
Roche, Catherine
003
MWF 10:00am - 10:50am
Roche, Catherine
004
MWF 01:00pm - 01:50pm
Roche, Catherine
005
MWF 03:00pm - 03:50pm
Nguyen, Long
006
MW 04:00pm - 05:15pm
Margolina, Alla
007
MW 05:30pm - 06:45pm
Boorstein, Joan
008
TuTh 08:00am - 09:15am
Djordjevic, Zorica
009
TuTh 09:30am - 10:45am
Boorstein, Seth
010
TuTh 11:00am - 12:15pm
Boorstein, Seth
011
TuTh 02:00pm - 03:15pm
Boorstein, Seth
01C
Sa 11:45am - 03:00pm
Orhon, Mehmet
52C
TuTh 10:00am - 11:50am
Miller, Viktoriya


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