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Single Variable Calculus

About This Course

Source: MIT 18.01

This is a university level introductory first semester calculus course.

The basic objective of calculus is to relate small-scale (differential) quantities to large-scale (integrated) quantities. This is accomplished by means of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Students should demonstrate an understanding of the integral as a cumulative sum, of the derivative as a rate of change, and of the inverse relationship between integration and differentiation.


  • Professor David Jerison, MIT


  • Algebra I; Math 201-1 or equivalent
  • Algebra II; Math 202-1 or equivalent
  • Geometry; Math 205-1 or equivalent
  • Trigonometry
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    Sep 14, 2015