2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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MATH& 107 - Mathematics in Society



5.0 Credits
A math course for students not planning to take additional math courses. Introduces math topics used in a variety of liberal arts disciplines, such as mathematical modeling, representational statistics, probability, and finance math. Graphing calculator required.
Prerequisite MATH 087 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or MATH 097 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or MATH 090 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Construct mathematical models for a variety of situations, using linear, quadratic, exponential, or logarithmic relationships.
  2. Solve financial applications, using the appropriate formula or mathematical model.
  3. Read, interpret, and verbalize information when it is presented in tables, graphs, or by numerical measurements.
  4. Summarize and tabulate data by tables, graphs, or by numerical measurements.
  5. Calculate probabilities using basic probability rules.
  6. Compute basic statistics, including the mean, standard deviation, and normal distribution.
  7. Solve application problems and express solutions clearly.



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