MTH 402 (01) - Math for Our World

Math for Our World

CPS Online   Coll of Professional Studies :: Mathematics-CPSO
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Term 1 (08/26/2024 - 10/18/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 15249
This course takes an integrated approach to the study of mathematics, combining mathematical concepts with applications in the real world. It addresses topics in mathematics necessary in a college education, providing the reasoning strategies needed for mathematical problem solving in the workplace, the media, and everyday life. The course serves as the foundation for higher-level math courses and provides the quantitative skills necessary to be adequately prepared for coursework in other academic areas. The overarching goal is to learn to interpret quantitative and statistical information that we encounter daily. Students will understand how real-world problems can be analyzed using the power and rigor of mathematical and statistical models. Topics include: problem solving, math of finance, geometry, basic probability, and beginning statistical concepts with an emphasis on real world applications and interpreting information. The use of Excel will be incorporated into the topics of this course. Acceptable scores on Accuplacer Arithmetic and Elementary Algebra Accuplacer Classic or Next Generation Accuplacer assessments; or approved exemption based on previous high school transcripts: a grade of C or better in both Algebra and Geometry taken within the last five years; or SAT Math score of 500+ or ACT Math score of 18+ taken within five years of registration; or successful completion of the ALEKS Program Math Tutorial as determined by the college's math faculty required. Accuplacer or ALEKS assessments should be completed within five years of registering for course.
Prerequisite(s): ( and ) or ( and ) or or or or
Equivalent(s): MATH 502G
Campuses not allowed in section: Durham
Attributes: Quantitative Reasoning(Disc), Mathematics (Gen Ed)
Instructors: Gail Poitrast

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 10/18/2024 Hours Arranged ONLINE


Book Details
978164087393 3
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