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MTH 271
3 credits

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Prerequisites are (1) satisfactory score on an appropriate proficiency examination and (2) MTH 163 or MTH 166 or two units of algebra, one unit of geometry, and one-half unit of precalculus. Presents limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions with applications, and an introduction to integration. Lecture 3 hours per week.

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Current textbook:

Required:  Applied Calculus,  third edition, by Hughes-Hallett, et. al.

A graphing calculator is required for this course. The strongly preferred models are the TI-83 or 83-plus or 84-plus.  Instruction on these models will be provided.  For all other models, students will have to refer to the users' manual. There are calculator resources on reserve in the library.

Optional:   Student Solutions Manual and Student Study Guide that accompany the text

Required sections in the current textbook click here


Instructor Semester Year Class meetings per week
Thy Bui Fall 2006 2
Cathy Bobzien Spring 2007 1
Joe Agnich Fall 2008 1


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