Sep 18, 2020  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 105. Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning


3.00
Applications and interpretation of numerical information in context. Selection and use of appropriate tools: scientific notation, percentages, descriptive summaries, absolute and relative changes, graphs, normal and exponential population models, and interpretations of bivariate models. Making informed decisions and effectively communicating them. Identifying limitations of information sources, assessing reasonableness of results, and basic concepts of confidence amid uncertainty. Not open to majors in mathematics or statistics. May be used for general education credit. Not open to students who have previously earned credit in courses requiring MATH 105 competency except with consent of the Mathematics and Statistics department head.