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Michael D Stiber
B CUSP 124
Bothell Campus

Calculus I: Origins and Early Developments

Develops modern calculus by investigating the questions, problems, and ideas that motivated its discovery and practice. Studies the real number system and functions defined on it, focusing on limits, area and tangent calculations, properties and applications of the derivative, and the notion of continuity. Emphasizes problem-solving and mathematical thinking. Prerequisite: either a minimum grade of 2.5 in B CUSP 123, sufficient score on approved mathematics assessment test, or a minimum score of 2 on either the AB or BC AP Calculus test. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures (two times/week) and laboratories (once/week). In and out of class group activities.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Written homeworks. One group podcast.

Written homeworks, a podcast, in-class laboratories and quizzes, midterm and final exams.


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Last Update by Michael D Stiber
Date: 12/27/2006