MATH 101(F) Mathematical Analysis and Descriptive Statistics

This course is intended to develop quantitative skills for non-science majors. We will cover basic algebra from an applied point of view, including working with formulas and solving for unknowns. We will cover basic finance using a spreadsheet to set up, analyze, and compare different financial scenarios including loans and annuities computations. We will cover descriptive statistics by exploring data, plotting distributions, computing mean/median/variance, displaying scatter plots with trend lines, and working with contingency tables. Format: lecture and computer lab. Evaluation will be based primarily on homework, quizzes and/or exams, and computer projects. Prerequisites: placement by a Quantitative Studies Counselor. Enrollment limit: (expected: 15).