This course is an introduction to differential calculus. Students explore limits and continuity. They examine the basic concept of differentiation and practice differentiation techniques. Students develop competence applying differentiation to solve problems. Students also examine simple antiderivatives.
This undergraduate course is 7 weeks.
This course has a prerequisite. Please see details in the Prerequisite section below.
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- Describe and find the limits of functions using graphical, numeric, and algebraic techniques.
- Find the derivative of a function, model situations involving derivatives, and interpret their solutions.
- Find the antiderivative and describe the meaning of the integrals for various types of functions.
- Describe and apply the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
A prerequisite is required for this course. The purpose of a prerequisite is to ensure students have the knowledge and/or skills needed to be successful in the course. Students are required to provide proof of prerequisite during the enrollment/registration process. To meet to a course prerequisite requirement, a student must have successfully completed the prerequisite course at University of Phoenix, provide proof via transcript of completing a comparable course (at least 75% match) or higher level course with at least a grade of C at another institution or have a University of Phoenix approved Student Appeal on file with the University.
During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript. If you have questions about meeting the prerequisite requirements for this course please contact an enrollment representative.
This course requires the prerequisite below. Click on the prerequisite course to review the course topics and objectives..
- MTH/220 – College Algebra OR
- equivalent or higher level math college course, not including statistics
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