
MATH151  Calculus/Differentiation & Integration
MATH151  Calculus/Differentiation & Integration
4 credits
The first part of a twosemester sequence (Mathematics 151 and 152) intended for students who want to study mathematics, physics, chemistry, or engineering. Credit is given for each course satisfactorily completed; a student need not take the entire sequence. Students who want a less rapid introduction to calculus should take Mathematics 141. Topics include sets, inequalities, straight lines, circles, functions, limits, continuity, the derivative, formulas of differentiation, implicit differentiation, velocity, acceleration, maxima and minima, Rolle’s theorem, the mean value theorem, points of inflection, curve sketching, antiderivatives. Not open to students who are taking or who have passed Mathematics 141.
Prerequisites: Mathematics 122, or placement by departmental exam, or permission of the department
