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Unformatted text preview: MATH 1013 A Quantitative Literacy Approach to Introductory Mathematics COURSE OUTLINE INSTRUCTOR : Miss Sarah Booker PHONE : 940-391-4972 E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org OFFICE HOURS : Tues/Thurs 12:30-2:30 or by appt. OFFICE : MCL 420 (Grad assistant) TEXTBOOK : Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach , J. Bennett & W. Briggs, Fourth Edition A calculator may be used when solving problems COURSE CONTENT : The course is designed for liberal arts students and includes topics from: Thinking Critically (Chap 1); Approaches to Problem Solving (Chap 2); Numbers in the Real World (Chap 3), Financial Management (Chap 4), Statistical Reasoning (Chap 5), Putting Statistics to Work (Chap 6), and Probability: Living with the Odds (Chap 7). COURSE OBJECTIVES : Exemplary Objectives Assessment 1. To apply arithmetic, algebraic, and higher- order thinking to modeling and solving real-world situations. Solve text book, quiz, group project, or test problems 2. To represent and evaluate basic mathematical information verbally, numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Solve text book, quiz, group project, or test problems 3 To expand mathematical reasoning skills and formal logic to develop convincing mathematical arguments Solve text book, quiz, group project, or test problems 4. To use appropriate technology to enhance mathematical thinking and understanding and to solve mathematical problems and judge the reasonableness of the results. Solve text book, quiz, group project, or test problems 5. To interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics, and draw inferences from them. Solve text book, quiz, group project, or test problems 6. To recognize the limitations of mathematical models. Evaluate relevant text book examples 7. To develop the view that mathematics is an evolving discipline, interrelated with human culture, and understand its connections to other disciplines....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course MATH 1013 taught by Professor Booker during the Spring '08 term at Texas Woman's University.
- Spring '08