Mar 31, 2023  
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 180 - Calculus for Business

4 credits

Topics include differentiation and integration of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions from a non-theoretical point of view. Business and economic applications are emphasized and include: break-even points; cost-benefit models; supply and demand curves; marginal cost and profit functions; growth and decay models; optimization techniques; average cost; elementary differential equations; and Lagrange multipliers.

Notes: Was MATH 119 previous to Fall 2010.

Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of MATH 160 - Precalculus for Business  or MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions and Coordinate Geometry) ; or Course Placement; or SAT Math ≥ 630; or ACT Math ≥ 28