# Quantitative Reasoning II

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This applications-driven course prepares students to critically analyze and solve problems using quantitative reasoning. Students approach real-world scenarios using numerous reasoning skills and mathematical literacy to draw conclusions.

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

#### Data in the Real World

• Analyze arguments using data.
• Evaluate statistical studies and determine if they have bias.
• Interpret frequency tables, bar graphs, pie charts, and histograms.
• Interpret multiple bar graphs, stack plots, and contour maps.
• Distinguish between correlation and causality.
• Interpret the correlation coefficient.
• Interpret data and visuals from real-world sources.

#### Statistical Analysis

• Analyze how data is obtained and summarized.
• Draw appropriate conclusions based on data.
• Calculate an appropriate measure of central tendency for a given scenario.
• Calculate and interpret standard deviation and measures of variation for data.
• Analyze data distribution using bell curves, standard deviation, mean, and probability.

#### Mathematical Modeling

• Use mathematical tools to model real-world scenarios and solve open-ended questions.
• Use technology to solve problems.
• Use two-way tables to solve real-world scenarios.
• Create frequency tables, histograms, pie charts, scatter plots and other graphs to visually represent data.
• Describe the limitations and/or implications of quantitative reasoning.

#### Probability

• Use the fundamental counting principle to count outcomes.
• Determine probabilities using permutations, combinations or other appropriate techniques.
• Determine the probability of independent, dependent, overlapping and non-overlapping events.
• Determine the expected value for an experiment.
• Explain how the Law of Large Numbers applies to a situation.
• Assess the risk in a given scenario.
• Use counting theories to solve real-world probability scenarios.

#### Financial Management

• Explain how to control finances including creating a budget.
• Apply relevant formulas to personal finances.
• Determine loan payments, credit cards, mortgages, and payoff times.
• Determine the appropriate investment and savings plan.
• Describe various types of income and taxes.
• Apply appropriate formulas to real-world financial scenarios.
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