Course Number: AC-1C
Course Features :
Lecture Notes, and Problem Solving Sessions
Course Description :
This version of Calculus I is intended for Commerce students. As well as introducing the student to the techniques of Calculus, this course will also illustrate the power of Calculus in solving certain optimization problems in business, economics, and the physical sciences.
Good standing in High School Mathematics Functions
Mathematics Standards 1, 2
Course Recommended Text :
Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, 8th Edition, by S.T. Tan, Brooks/Cole Publishers.
Grading Policy :
A student's grade shall be the greater* of:
A> Term work for 50% and Final Exam for 50%
B> Final Exam for 100%
*To qualify for B>, the learners must have obtained at least 50% of the term marks. Term marks are based on a minimum of 4 1/2 hours of tests or quizzes.
Major Topic :
Limit and Continuity
Application of the Derivatives
Exponential and Logarithmic Function
The Final Examination will be a supervised, comprehensive examination held during the formal examination period.
Calculators: a scientific calculator without text storage or graphing capabilities are required for class tests, quizzes, and the final examination. Programmable calculators are not allowed for class tests or the final exam.
Calculus with Applications, by Lial, Greenwell, Ritchey 9th Edition, Addison Wesley.
Brief Calculus: An Applied Approach, 8th Edition, Ron Larson and Bruce Edwards, Houghton Mifflin
Cheating includes any dishonest or deceptive practice relative to the Final Exam, in-class tests, or quizzes. Such cheating may be detected during or after the evaluation exercise by the instructor. Cheating includes, but is not limited to:
(a) copying or attempting to copy another's work.
(b) obtaining or attempting to obtain unauthorized assistance of any kind.
(c) providing or attempting to provide unauthorized assistance of any kind.
(d) using or possessing any unauthorized material or instruments for information storage and retrieval devices.
(e) taking an examination, test, or quiz for someone else.
(f) having someone take an examination, test, or quiz in one's place.