Calculus for Business

Universitat Politècnica de València

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Calculus for Business

  • Host University

    Universitat Politècnica de València

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business, Calculus

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: .
    MAC 1105. Not open to students who have credit in MAC 2311 with a grade of ?C?? or better.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Objectives/Description
    This course covers limits, continuity, first and higher derivatives, and the differential, with
    applications to graphing, rates of change, and optimization methods; techniques of
    integration and applications; introduction to multivariate calculus
    At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
    ? Calculate limits of functions at given points.
    ? Analyze continuity of functions and differentiate functions.
    ? Understand the differences between average and instantaneous rates of change.
    ? Understand algebraically and graphically the concept of derivative.
    ? Solve simple optimization problems.
    ? Analyze graphs, by finding extrema, points of inflection and asymptotes.
    Integrate functions.
    ? Interpret the integral of a function.
    ? Apply the fundamental theorem of calculus.
    ? Use data analysis software to describe real data and prepare a business report.

    Evaluation
    Class Work and Participation 20%
    Homework 30%
    Exams (20% Midterm, 30% Final) = 50%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.