MATH 0018. The Nature of Mathematics

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of Intermediate Algebra or appropriate placement
Hours: 54 lecture
Introduces students to the art and application of mathematics in the world around them. Topics include mathematical modeling, voting and apportionment, and mathematical reasoning with applications chosen from a variety of disciplines. Not recommended for students entering elementary school teaching or business. (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)