Subject: Commerce
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Edwards School of Business
Department: Finance and Management Science


Teaches introductory mathematics for business students, including solving systems of two linear equations; simple and compound interest; polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions; exponential growth and decay; logarithms; elasticity of demand; marginal cost and revenue; limits, derivatives, and definite integrals, all in the context of business analysis. Spreadsheet-based mathematical functions and/or computer programs will be used to demonstrate the concepts and theory and to analyze practical business situations.

Prerequisite(s): Foundations of Math 30, Pre-Calculus 30, or MATH 102
Restriction(s): Restricted to students enrolled in the Edwards School of Business.
Note: Students with credit for MATH 110.3, 121.3, 123.3, 125.3, 133.4, or 176.3 cannot take this course for credit. Students will receive credit for MATH 110.3 or MATH 176.3 as an elective in the B.Comm. program if taken after COMM 121.3.

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