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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences I

MATH 127

Basic calculus with applications to problems in the life and social sciences. Functions and graphs, the derivative, techniques of differentiation, curve sketching, maximum-minimum problems, exponential and logarithmic functions, exponential growth and decay, and introduction to integration. Prerequisite: proficiency in high school algebra, including word problems. Honors sections available. (Gen.Ed. R2) [Note: Because this course presupposes knowledge of basic math skills, it will satisfy the R1 requirement upon successful completion.]
Course Details

Fall 2021

Open

On-Line
Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
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22370
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Students who have taken MATH 131 and earned a C or better cannot enroll in this course.
R2
Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 08, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 08, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021