This course is an introduction to the mathematics available for the study of social and behavioral sciences, and for application in business. Emphasis is placed on the comprehension of problem-solving techniques for the real world. Specific applications in statistics, accounting, finance, and economics are demonstrated and discussed.
Summerize and present data using graphs, measures of central tendency, and measures of dispersion.
Make decisions by computing the expected value of random variables.
Logic, Probability, and Statistics
Solve problems involving discrete probability.
Solve probability problems.
Apply counting principles to solve problems.
Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
Apply matrices in a real world scenario.
Perform operations on matrices.
Solve systems of linear equations.
The Mathematics of Finance
Solve problems involving future and present value of annuities.
Solve compound interest problems.
Solve simple interest problems.
Solve logarithmic function problems.
Solve exponential function problems.
Solve function problems.
Use mathematical modeling and linear regression to make predictions.
Graph linear equations in two variables.
Solve linear equations and inequalities.
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