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OPMT 5700 - Precalculus for Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Provides the mathematical knowledge required to move into the more advanced business math courses, especially Calculus for Management. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series. Applications to economics and finance are used.

Prerequisite(s)

Diploma of Technology in Business.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$707.42

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 46333

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Apr 01 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 287

Instructor

Maryam Dehghani Estarki

Course Outline

Cost

$707.42

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree Program. For approval, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and student ID.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform the order of operations (BEDMAS).
  • Do calculations involving fractions, inequalities and negative numbers.
  • Graph linear equations.
  • Solve systems of equations.
  • Perform supply/demand analysis.
  • Solve quadratic equations using the formula or factoring.
  • Graph quadratic functions.
  • Solve quadratic inequalities.
  • Determine equilibrium price and quantity given a pair of quadratic demand and supply functions.
  • Perform Revenue/Cost/profit analysis such as graphing the functions, maximizing the total revenue or profit or finding the break-even level of output.
  • Graph exponential and logarithmic functions.
  • Use the exponential function to model growth.
  • Use logarithms to solve equations or find unknown parameters in simple models.
  • Calculate percent changes, inflation, and compound interest.
  • Sum up geometric series, calculate net present values, internal rates of return and compare investment projects.
  • Perform basic matrix operations such as transposition, addition, subtraction, scalar multiplication and matrix multiplication.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

OPMT 5700 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

College Algebra + Mymathlab W. Etext - Loose Leaf
Author Blitzer
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13476-555-6
Price $119.95
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