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Phone: 218-726-8747 / 218-726-8254
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Credits: 5

Prerequisites: Math ACT 24 or higher or a grade of at least C- in Math 1005 or dept consent; Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for: 1290, 1296, 1596

Liberal Education Category:
Category Satisfied: CATEGORY TWO: Math, Logic and Critical Thinking
Liberal Education Goals and Objectives: This course introduces students to mathematics essential to business and economics majors. Topics include functions, systems of linear equations, linear programming and the calculus and their role in modeling real-world problems.

Course Description:

This course introduces concepts of mathematics that are applied in various disciplines with an emphasis on the use in business settings. Topics include, but are not limited to: functions, interest and annuities, matrices, graphical and algebraic methods for solving systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, and an applied introduction to differential and integral calculus.

Text: Mathematics with Applications, Eleventh Ed. Author: Lial, Hugerford, Holcomb.

Course Content:

 Chapters Sections 2 Graphs, Lines, and Inequalities 2.1 Graphs 2.2 Equations of Lines 2.3 Linear Models 2.4 Linear Inequalities 3 Functions and Graphs 3.1 Functions 3.2 Graphs of Functions 3.3 Applications of Linear Functions 3.4 Quadratic Functions Applications 3.5 Polynomial Functions (Optional) 3.6 Rational Functions (Optional) 4 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 4.1 Exponential Functions 4.2 Applications of Exponential Functions 4.3 Logarithmic Functions 4.4 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations 5 Mathematics and Finance 5.1 Simple Interest and Discount 5.2 Compound Interest 5.3 Annuities, Future Value, and Sinking Funds 5.4 Annuities, Present Value and Authorization 6 Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices 6.1 Systems of Two Linear Equations in Two Variables 6.2 Larger Systems of Linear Equations 6.3 Applications of Systems of Linear Equations 6.4 Basic Matrix Operations 6.5 Matrix Products and Inverses 6.6 Applications of Matrices 7 Linear Programming 7.1 Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables 7.2 Linear Programming: The Graphical Method 7.3 Applications of Linear Programming 11 Differential Calculus 11.1 Limits 11.2 One-sided Limits and Limits Involving Infinity 11.3 Rates of Change 11.4  Tangent Lines and Derivatives 11.5 Techniques for Finding Derivatives 11.6 Derivatives of Products and Quotients 11.7 The Chain Rule 11.8 Derivatives of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 12 Applications of Derivatives 12.1 Derivatives and Graphs 12.2 The Second Derivative 12.3 Optimization Applications 13 Integral Calculus 13.1 Antiderivatives 13.2 Integration by Substitution (Optional) 13.3 Area and the Definite Integral 13.4 The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 13.5 Applications of Integrals 14 Multivariate Calculus (Optional) 14.1 Functions of Several Variables 14.2 Partial Derivatives
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