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Quantitative Reasoning I

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Students apply advanced quantitative reasoning skills to solve real world problems. This course emphasizes modelling skills, statistical methods, and probability to create, analyze, and communicate solutions.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Mathematics Fundamentals

    • Convert between percentages, decimals and fractions.
    • Perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division on fractions.
    • Solve problems using order of operations.
    • Determine the solution to square root problems.
    • Solve real-world application problems using mathematical fundamentals.


    • Evaluate exponential equations using the laws of exponents.
    • Use estimations to determine solutions to problems.
    • Use basic laws of exponents and scientific notation to solve problems.
    • Solve application problems.

    Proportional Reasoning

    • Determine the ratio of the given data.
    • Use dimensional analysis of fractions to convert units
    • Use percentages to describe change.
    • Use graphs to determine ratios.
    • Use proportional reasoning to determine percentage-based outcomes.
    • Use appropriate problem-solving techniques to solve application problems that have proportional and nonproportional relationships
    • Solve application problems using proportional reasoning skills.


    • Describe the difference between linear and exponential functions.
    • Analyze linear and exponential functions.
    • Create linear and exponential models from data.
    • Use linear and exponential models to draw conclusions.
    • Explain the meaning of intercept in real-world scenarios.
    • Use technology to calculate linear and exponential regression.
    • Solve application problems.

    Quantitative Reasoning

    • Use sets and Venn diagrams to solve problems.
    • Analyze data using Venn diagrams.
    • Rearrange formulas to isolate a specific variable.
    • Solve for a variable in a given equation.
    • Analyze arguments to determine their validity.
    • Solve real-world scenarios using quantitative reasoning skills.
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