Algebra Foundations for Calculus | Course 4: Limits and series

Instructors Katie Kormanik

Course description

Welcome to Algebra Foundations for Calculus | Course 4: Limits and series! In this 4-course series, you'll learn the foundational Algebra principles needed to be successful in Calculus.

Course 4 objectives

  • Define and use the derivative--the most important concept in Calculus--to better understand how functions behave
  • Use limits to graph functions and find the derivative
  • Find sums of arithmetic and geometric, finite and infinite series
Katie Kormanik
Katie Kormanik

Katie is passionate about education and particularly excited about the potential of online learning. She has designed courses for Udacity, Stanford Graduate School of Business, McKinsey Academy, African Leadership University School of Business, and Applied Materials, to name a few. Click here to learn more about how she works with clients. In addition, she has consulted for a number of education non-profits, start-ups, and for-profit companies on product development, curriculum development, pedagogy, and investments in edtech. And of course, she has been an educator in a number of capacities, from tutoring to teaching supplemental college courses, after-school programs, and summer school programs. Her two greatest passions are learning and making learning fun for others.

BS Mathematics, BS Economics (cum laude), University of Utah (2010)
MA International Comparative Education, Stanford University (2011)