Foundations of Calculus and Statistics for Business
This is an accelerated course in applications of
mathematics and
statistics to business and economics.
Course Objectives:
This course is designed to give the student the necessary
analytical and statistical tools needed in the graduate level
business program. Some of the topics include algebraic concepts ,
solving systems of equations , matrix algebra, calculus,
probability, and descriptive and inferential statistical
concepts.
Specific Objectives:  Assessment Method  
1. Solving linear equations.  Homework Ch. 1  Test 1. 
2. Solving quadratic equations and inequalities . 
Homework Ch. 2 
Quiz 1. 
3. Solving exponential and log . functions. 
homework Ch. 2 
Test 1. 
4. Calculation and applications of derivatives. 
Homework Ch.3,4 
Test 1. 
5.Optimization  Homework Ch.5  Test 1. 
6. Calculate Mean , Mode, Median, Variance, and Correlation. 
Homework Ch.3

Test 2.

7.Probability  Homework Ch.4  Test 2. 
8.Compute binomial and Poisson probabilities. 
Homework Ch.5 
Test 2. 
9.Compute probabilities from the normal distribution 
Homework Ch.6 
Test 2. 
10. Simple linear regression  Homework Ch.12  Test 2. 
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University Drop Policy: Last day to drop with a W,
Monday,
November 16. Last day to drop without paying, Thursday,
September 10.
Grading Policy:
Tests 60%
Work 20%
Quizzes 20%
Grading Scale:
A > 91%
B > 80% but less than or equal 91%
C > 74% but less than or equal 80%
D > 60% but less than or equal 74%
F less than or equal 60%
Texts: Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences,
and
Social Sciences (11th edition) by Raymond A. Barnett,
Michael R. Ziegler, and Karl E. Byleen ( Prentice Hall,
Inc., 2008)
Chapter  Assignment 
1 
pps. 11: 5,11,18,26,. pps. 25: 7,13,19,30,41,48, pps. 37: 1,2,. 
2 
pps. 59: 2,6,23,28, pps. 73: 3,8,15,43,. pps. 103: 3,4,7,9. pps. 116: 1,3,9,12,25,29. 
3 
pps. 141: 3,8,18,23,27,55,59. pps. 180: 5,11,27,28. pps. 189: 3,5,11,16,25,42,46. pps. 197: 3,5,11,16,19, 
4 
pps. 221: 4,7,10. pps. 231: 1,5,11,19,33,41. pps. 239: 5,9,17,22,35,39,43. pps. 248: 1,3,5,8,22,33. Pps. 256: 1,5,7,11,23. 
5 
pps. 289: 19,23,49. pps. 307: 3,5,10,13. pps. 341: 1,11,27,30. 
Test #1  
STATISTICS 
Business Statisics: A First Course 4^{th} Edition by David M. Levine, Timothy C. Krehbiel, and Mark L. Berenson, 
3 
pps. 92: 13,14 pps. 108: 37,41 
4 
pps. 129: 1,3,8 pps. 137: 16,19,21,25 
5 
pps. 165: 7,8,11 pps. 169: 18,20,21 
6  pps. 192: 1,3,6,11 
12 
pps.419: 1,3,5 pps. 427: 16,20 pps. 437: 36 
Test #2  
Supplemental handouts and assignments will be made for other statistical topics. 
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