# Fall 2019 - MATH 157 D200

## Overview

• #### Course Times + Location:

Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SRYE 1002, Surrey

• #### Exam Times + Location:

Dec 4, 2019
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
SRYE 1002, Surrey

• #### Prerequisites:

Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B, or MATH 100 with a grade of at least C, or achieving a satisfactory grade on the Simon Fraser University Calculus Readiness Test.

## Description

#### CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

Designed for students specializing in business or the social sciences. Topics include: limits, growth rate and the derivative; logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions and their application to business, economics, optimization and approximation methods; introduction to functions of several variables with emphasis on partial derivatives and extrema. Students with credit for either MATH 150, 151 or 154 may not take MATH 157 for further credit. Quantitative.

#### COURSE DETAILS:

Topics Covered:

• Function review
• Limits and continuity
• Average and instantaneous rates of change
• The derivative
• Differentiation Techniques
• Applications of Differentiation
• Related rates
• Linear approximation and Newton's method
• Curve sketching
• Optimization
• Multi-variable calculus: partial differentiation and extrema
• Applying qualitative analysis to business and economics models

• Diagnostic Test 0%
• Instructor Questions/Quizzes (10 sets of questions, 9 count) 10%
• Online Questions (13 sets of questions, all count) 10%
• Midterm 1 15%
• Midterm 2 15%
• Final Exam 50%

#### NOTES:

THE INSTRUCTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE  ANY OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION.
Students should be aware that they have certain rights to confidentiality concerning the return of course papers and the posting of marks.
Please pay careful attention to the options discussed in class at the beginning of the semester.
Quantitative

## Materials

#### MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:

Access Code for "MathXL for Math 157 for Simon Fraser University, 1/e" has to be purchased through SFU Bookstore online under Course Materials.