MTH251 Calculus I Differential Calculus 4 credits
Prerequisite(s): ( MTH112 )
Topics include: pre-calculus concepts and principles; limits and their properties, continuous functions; indeterminate forms and l'Hôpital's rule; derivatives and their properties; the chain rule, implicit differentiation; relative extrema, the first and second derivative tests; applications involving rectilinear motion of a particle and optimization of functions. This course covers the standard differential calculus topics required for engineering, mathematics, and science majors.
This course may be taken 1 time for credit.