Credits: 3 credits
This course is intended for Business and Economics students. Topics include calculation and interpretation of derivatives, curve sketching, optimization (applied to business and economics), multivariable functions (including partial derivatives, optimization and Lagrange multipliers) and antiderivatives.
Prerequisite: At least C- in MATH 1070 or at least C+ in Pre-calculus 12 or MATH 1000 (any of them within the last two years) or Departmental approval. In exceptional cases, for example, where a student has transferred from another educational system or has been out of school for several years, entry to MATH 1400 may be permitted based on a placement test administered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics during the first week of classes.
Note: Business students who have completed MATH 1400 or MATH 1410 with a C- or better will not receive credit for MATH 1170. Students who already have credit for MATH 1130, MATH 1140, MATH 1141 or MATH 1150 may not take MATH 1170 for further credit. Students planning to take 2nd year Mathematics courses are encouraged to enroll in MATH 1140 and MATH 1240 or MATH 1130 and MATH 1230. Required Seminar: MATH 1170S
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