Math 1220 - Quantitative Literacy

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Designed to fulfill general education requirements, and not designed as a prerequisite for any other college mathematics course. Provides the basic numeracy needed by a college graduate to reason about quantities, their magnitudes, and their relationships between and among other quantities. Topics include linear systems, linear programming, analysis and interpretation of graphs, logic and reasoning, descriptive statistics, the normal distribution, statistical inference, estimation and approximation. Prerequisite: Demonstrated geometry competency (level 2), and Mathematics 0482 (or college equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score (3 lecture hours)

COURSE MATERIALS

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COURSE MEDIA

Minitab
Derive

ORIENTATION/ATTENDANCE

Orientation is required.

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Unit

Required Text

Exam Number 

1

Project 1 – Problem Solving

Chapter 1ABCDE and Chapter 2ABC

1

2

Project 2 – Graphics in the Media – uses Excel

Chapter 3ABC and Chapter 5ABCD

2

3

Project 3 – Statistics Using Minitab

Chapter 6ABCD, 13.1, 13.2, 7.1, 7.3

3

4

Project 4 – Systems of Equations and Linear Programming using DERIVE

Chapter 8ABC, Chapter 9ABC, 8.7, 8.8

4

 

 

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