mth240 | undergraduate
Advanced Quantitative Reasoning
In this course, students critically analyze and solve real-world problems using Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. Students apply advanced quantitative reasoning techniques to solve problems and make decisions through discrete and continuous modeling. Topics include economics, finance, statistics, growth/decay models, and graph theory.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Applications of Geometry and Trigonometry
- Determine the type of symmetry in a given tiling.
- Identify various arguments for the Pythagorean theorem.
- Contrast different types of geometry and their various uses.
Define, in mathematical terms, plane symmetry and tiling.
- Apply trigonometric formulas to real-world measurement scenarios.
- Calculate and interpret statistical summaries of central tendency and variation.
- Interpret data distributions graphically.
- Analyze how data is obtained and summarized.
- Use sample statistics to make predictions about entire populations.
- Distinguish between the statistical and practical meanings of the word significance.
- Explain how iterating simple processes lead to complex behavior.
- Define mathematical reasoning.
- Determine a process to approach word scenarios with mathematical reasoning.
- Apply various problem-solving strategies to find the essential part of the problem.
- Apply algebraic reasoning to exponential financial growth and decay.
- Define graphs as a mathematical object.
- Use graphs to model real-word scenarios.
- Analyze the connections between plane graphs and solid geometry.
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