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MTH101 Calculus I

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The course is an intuitive approach to the techniques of calculus and analytic geometry. Topics include functions, graphs, trigonometric functions, rates of change, limits and continuity, the derivative function, the derivative as a rate of change, differentiation rules, derivatives of trigonometric functions, the chain rule, implicit differentiation, extreme values of a function, the Mean Value and Intermediate Value Theorems, curve sketching, optimization, linearization and differentials, L’Hopital’s rule, and an introduction to anti-derivatives.