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MATH 601: Analysis I for Teachers

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General Information

Credits: 3


Develops continuous ideas of calculus with particular emphasis on concepts as opposed to computational aspects of calculus. Specific topics include decimal representation of real numbers, sequences, series, and limits; differentiation to find speed, slopes of curves, and tangents; integration to find volumes and distances and area under curves. Optimization problems including maximization of area and volume, and modeling of these concepts. Graphing techniques supported by theory of calculus and graphing utilities such as TI-83 calculator or computer software such as Maple. Notes: Background in mathematics desirable but not necessary. Some topics from college algebra will be reviewed in class, but thorough understanding of high school algebra and trigonometry expected. Offered by Mathematics. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: Open only to inservice math teachers at the middle or secondary level, or by permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.