This course provides an opportunity for students to see mathematics used in ways not seen in traditional mathematics courses. Topics are selected from the following: financial mathematics, linear and exponential growth, numbers and number systems, elementary number theory, voting techniques and graph theory. Additional topics may be included at the discretion of the instructor. History of mathematics, critical thinking skills, problem-solving techniques and the appropriate use of technology will be used throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement of S.B.E. 6A - 10.030.
Prerequisite: MAC 1105 or MAC 1140 or MAC 1114 or MAT 1033 or MAT 0025 with a grade of "C" or higher or sufficient score on placement test.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
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