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