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Houston Community College System Southwest College Department of Mathematics Course Syllabus I. Course Number and Title Math 1325 : Elements of Calculus with Applications II. Instructor Mohammad Saberi Phone: 713-718-7770 Email : (Use email to contact) Office Hours: Friday by Appointment III. Textbook Mathematics with Applications ; 9th ed.; Lial, Margaret L., Thomas W. Hungerford; Addison Wesley; 2007 IV. Course Description The intent of this course is to provide the student certain manipulative skills with limits, derivatives, integrals in so far as they apply to concrete but elementary problems in the social and natural sciences. Mathematical rigor will be kept to a minimum. V. Course Prerequisites Before enrolling in this course, the student must have completed MATH 1314 (College Algebra), or the equivalent, successfully (with a grade of C or better). VI. Course Objectives : At the completion of this course, a student should be able to: 1. Find the limit of a function as x approaches a. 2. Find the average and instantaneous rate of change. 3. Use a limit to find the derivative of a function. 4. Use the quotient rule to find the derivative of a function. 5. Use the power rule to find the derivative of a function. 6. Find the derivative of exponential and logarithmic functions. 7. Tell if a function is continuous at given values of x. 8. Find the absolute extrema of a given function. 9. Use the second derivative to find all relative extrema for a function. 10.

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