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Clark University    
  Jan 22, 2018
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 120 - Calculus I

Type of Course: Lecture

Calculus is essential for majors in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, and environmental science and policy. Part I includes functions, limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions, mean-value theorem and various applications. Part II includes Riemann sums and integrals, techniques and applications of integration, improper integrals, transcendental functions (logarithms, exponential functions and inverse trigonometric functions). Part III includes further topics from calculus proper (sequences, series, polar coordinates) and introduces linear algebra (vectors, matrices and linear systems). Though not all results are derived rigorously, care is taken to distinguish intuitive arguments from rigorous proofs. MATH 120, MATH 121  and 122 fulfill the formal-analysis requirement. MATH 122 is a prerequisite for MATH 131  for students who have taken MATH 120, MATH 121 .

Prerequisites: Prerequisite for Math 120: appropriate score on the mathematics placement test or passing grade in MATH 119 .

Prerequisite for Math 121: a passing grade in Math 120.

Prerequisite for Math 122: a passing grade in Math 121.