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Math 120: Calculus
The American Business School in Paris
Paris, France

Subject Area(s) Level(s) Instruction in Credits Contact Hours Prerequisites
Mathematics 100 English 3 45 Math 110 or equivalent (Pre-Calculus)

This course is the continuation of the first-semester mathematics course. It is designed to illustrate the many applications of calculus to the management sciences. It will provide the first year student with knowledge of the tools that will be needed in Economics, Accounting, or Statistics.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY:
Presentation of the material to be covered, exercises to be done at home and then presented and explained in class. Will be dealt with in class:
- Functions
- Derivatives
- Techniques of differentiation
- Applications of the derivative
- Exponential functions
- Application of the exponential functions
- Definite integral
- Functions of several variables

TEXT:
Brief Calculus, Larson, Houghton-Mifflin, 8th Ed., 2008
Using and Understanding Mathematics, Bennett & Briggs, Addison-Wesley

EVALUATION:
The final grade will be made up of a class participation, homework correction, class quizzes, and a final examination.










 
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