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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

3 credits

A 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: non-traditional 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