

MATH 117  College Quantitative Reasoning3 creditsA course in quantitative literacy designed for students in Liberal Arts, Social Science, and Humanities. Emphasis will be on the practical aspects of mathematics. Topics include: nontraditional problem solving techniques, personal finance utilizing a graphing calculator organizing and analyzing data, the Normal Curve, methods of counting, applications of elementary probability, and mathematical research on the Internet. Written projects are required in one or more of the following areas: analysis of a stock market portfolio, a statistical case study, and historical topics related to mathematics. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of MATH 93  Beginning Algebra or MATH 94  Foundations of Mathematical Reasoning ; or Course Placement; or SAT Math ≥ 530; or ACT Math ≥ 22; or NYS Regents (Algebra 1, Algebra 2, OR Geometry) score ≥ 80 

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