MATH 0000E. Practical Mathematics

Units: 6
Hours: 108 lecture
Practical Mathematics is a one semester course for non-math, non-science majors covering the topics of numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning, trigonometric reasoning, data analysis and critical thinking through real world applications. Students will develop the marketable skills needed to apply mathematics and technology to analyze and interpret data. Algebraic, geometric and trigonometric topics covered include: real numbers and their properties; proportions; measurement of lengths, areas and volumes; first degree equations and inequalities; graphs of linear, quadratic, power, exponential and logarithmic equations; quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic equations; and basic right triangle trigonometry. Not intended for students on the Calculus track. (not transferable)