Quantitative Reasoning – mth211 (3 credits)
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.
- Use inductive and deductive reasoning in decision making.
- Evaluate quantitative and qualitative data to make decisions.
- Interpret measures of central tendency.
- Analyze data distribution using bell curves.
- Calculate probabilities.
- Recognize bias in sampling methods.
- Calculate measures of central tendency.
Topic Review and Application
- Review all topics and objectives from Weeks One through Four.
- Analyze applications of quantitative reasoning.
Numerical Reasoning: Organizing Data
- Determine relationships between bivariate data.
- Interpret information depicted in charts and graphs.
- Interpret graphs of functions.
Numerical Reasoning: Applications
- Interpret indexes and ratings.
- Analyze data using linear and exponential functions.
- Analyze data using logarithms.
- Apply relevant formulas to personal finances.
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