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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.
Spring 2018 Schedule:

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

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