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COURSE NUMBER: MATH 200
COURSE TITLE: Introductory Calculus I
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Remkes Kooistra
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3 (hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Mathematics is a language that numerically describes and shapes our world. The course introduces analytic geometry; functions, limits, derivatives, and applications; integration and applications. A major goal is to understand the behaviour of functions as mathematical models in the natural sciences, including population dynamics in biology and Newtonian mechanics in physics.

Prerequisites: Mathematics 30-1
REQUIRED TEXTS: There is no required text. Course notes will be posted on the course website.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Attendance10%
Homework40%
Midterm15%
Final Exam35%
100%
COURSE OUTLINE:
  • September 6 - September 11 Analytic Geometry
  • September 13 - September 27 Functions, Models, Di erential Equations
  • September 29 - October 11 Limits, Continuity and Asymptotics
  • October 13 - October 30 Derivatives
  • November 1 - November 15 Integrals
  • November 17 - November 27 Applications of Derivatives: L'Hospital's Rule, Extrema, Optimization, Marginal Analysis
  • November 27 - December 8 Curve Sketching, Holistic Descriptions of Functions and Models


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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