Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 4. This course is an introduction to optimization, the simplex method, differential and integral calculus with an emphasis on application in the areas of business and the life and social sciences. This course is intended for all liberal arts and science students but is highly recommended for students pursuing business careers.
- Perform operations with matrices and utilize them to solve systems of equations.
- Express problems as linear programming problems.
- Solve linear programming problems graphically.
- Solve linear programming problems using the Simplex Method.
- Understand the concepts of limits, continuity, and differentiation.
- State and apply the basic rules of differentiation to polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
- Use the properties of derivatives to solve applications.
- State and apply the basic rules of integration.
- State and apply the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
- Use the definite integral to solve applications.
2. Critical Thinking
4. Mathematics/Logical Reasoning
Degrees that use this course
Associate of Science (AS)