This course is an applications-oriented, investigative approach to the study of the mathematical topics needed for further coursework in single and multivariable calculus. The unifying theme is the study of functions, including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. An emphasis is placed on using these functions to model and analyze data. Graphing calculators and/or the computer will be used as an integral part of the course.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CALCULUS THROUGH DATA & MODELING: PRECALCULUS REVIEW
A solid foundation for single and multivariable calculus courses, and one that can be completed in relatively little time as well!
Great content, great instructor, plenty of examples to practice throughout the course.
This course has great lessons, provides excellent sample problems to understand the concepts, and it has an amazing professor.
About the Differential Calculus through Data and Modeling Specialization
This specialization provides an introduction to topics in single and multivariable calculus, and focuses on using calculus to address questions in the natural and social sciences. Students will learn to use the tools of calculus to process, analyze, and interpret data, and to communicate meaningful results, using scientific computing and mathematical modeling. Topics include functions as models of data, differential and integral calculus of functions of one and several variables, differential equations, and optimization and estimation techniques.
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