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(MATH 107) Quantitative Reasoning

Practical applications of mathematics in the context of logic, finance, statistics, probability, and other areas.

Course Learning Outcomes

Gain an understanding of the following concepts:

  1. Basic Mathematical Logic: propositions, sets, analyzing arguments.
  2. Numbers in the real world: percentages, how numbers can deceive.
  3. Managing Money: compound interest, savings, and loans.
  4. Statistical Reasoning: tables, graphs, correlation, causality.
  5. Characterizing Data: mean, median, mode, range, standard deviation, normal distribution.
  6. Basic Probability: combining probabilities, the law of large numbers, and counting.
  7. Modeling: linear and exponential functions.
  8. Optional topics include: mathematics in music/arts or voting.