A modeling approach to algebraic topics used in problem solving. Topics include equations and functions: polynomial, exponential and logarithmic; graphing and data analysis/modeling. Emphasis on skill development, problem solving, critical thinking, working in teams, use of graphing calculators, and communicating effectively. Credit may not be received for more than one of the following: MATH 100, 135 or 140. Prerequisites: High School Algebra I and II. Three hours per week. Meets General Education Requirement IVB or IVC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB or IIIC.
MATH 155 MOD STATISTICS WITH COMPUT (Fall 2019)
Descriptive and inferential analysis of raw data, emphasizing appropriate assumptions, computer use and interpretation. Consideration of parametric and nonparametric methods and comparison of their powers. Intended for students in the social and natural sciences. May not receive credit for more than one: MATH 150, 155, 213 or 216. Prerequisites: High school Algebra II and plane geometry. Three hours per week. Meets General education IVB or IVC.