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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

Summer 2021

On-Line
Jul 6, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
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86686
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Students who have taken MATH 131 and earned a C or better cannot enroll in this course.
Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Jul 06, 2021
End date: Aug 13, 2021
Last day to add: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Jul 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jul 28, 2021
Course Notes

The Mathematics and Statistics department will require one (or more) online proctored exams during this course. Students will need to have a computer (desktop or laptop) that has a reliable internet connection and a webcam. During proctored exams students must follow proctoring rules and requirements set by the instructor for the course.