This applications-driven course prepares students to critically analyze and solve problems using quantitative reasoning. Students will learn the importance of mathematics and its value to society. Applications to real-world situations are emphasized throughout the course including economics, finance, and statistics.
Interpret information depicted in charts and graphs.
Determine relationships between bivariate data.
Interpret graphs of functions.
Numerical Reasoning: Applications
Analyze data using linear and exponential functions.
Analyze data using logarithms.
Interpret indexes and ratings.
Apply relevant formulas to personal finances.
Evaluate quantitative and qualitative data to make decisions.
Use inductive and deductive reasoning in decision making.
Calculate measures of central tendency.
Interpret measures of central tendency.
Analyze data distribution using bell curves.
Recognize bias in sampling methods.
Topic Review and Application
Review all topics and objectives from Weeks One through Four.
Analyze applications of quantitative reasoning.
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