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MATH 140 Modeling with Calculus (1)

Modeling with Calculus introduces and applies the concept of calculus to solve open-ended, real-word problems, especially those in the natural and social sciences. The emphasis is on developing and interpreting mathematical models. Topics include differential calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations. This course takes advantage of computational tools so that the focus can be on calculus concepts useful in applied work. This course is appropriate for students with no prior calculus experience.

Prerequisite: Placement exam (high school math beyond Algebra II recommended).

  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Starr, Janeba, Otto, McNicholas, Johnson, Laison, Nyman