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.
Use mathematical modeling and linear regression to make predictions.
Solve function problems.
Solve exponential function problems.
Solve logarithmic function problems.
The Mathematics of Finance
Solve simple interest problems.
Solve compound interest problems.
Solve problems involving future and present value of annuities.
Systems of Linear Equations and Matrices
Solve systems of linear equations.
Perform operations on matrices.
Apply matrices in a real world scenario.
Logic, Probability, and Statistics
Apply counting principles to solve problems.
Solve probability problems.
Solve problems involving discrete probability.
Make decisions by computing the expected value of random variables.
Summarize and present data using graphs, measures of central tendency, and measures of dispersion.
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