As rates of change, derivatives give us information about the shape of a graph. In this course, we will apply the derivative to find linear approximations for single-variable and multi-variable functions. This gives us a straightforward way to estimate functions that may be complicated or difficult to evaluate. We will also use the derivative to locate the maximum and minimum values of a function. These optimization techniques are important for all fields, including the natural sciences and data analysis. The topics in this course lend themselves to many real-world applications, such as machine learning, minimizing costs or maximizing profits.

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Get Started / More InfoThis specialization provides an introduction to topics in single and multivariable calculus, and focuses on using calculus to address questions in the natural and...

En este curso estudiarás las funciones algebraicas y trascendentes desde su definición y notación. Resolverás problemas de la vida cotidiana que se modelan a...

This course provides a very brief introduction to basic mathematical concepts like propositional and predicate logic, set theory, the number system, and proof techniques....

This course helps to build the foundational material to use mathematics as a tool to model, understand, and interpret the world around us. This is done through studying...