Session 2: Problems 2
#4 Assessing Area: Suppose you know the base of a rectangle has a length of 4 inches and a
diagonal has a length of 5 inches. Find the area of the rectangle?
Area = L x W
But by Pythagorean's Theorem: 52 = W2
Session 1: Problems 1
The Profit: A dealer bought an item for $7, sold it for $8, bought it back for $9, and sold it for
$10. How much profit did she make?
Solution: Think about it this way, if a dealer spends money the number is negative. If they gain
Session 1 Quiz
You bought a shirt for $10, sold it for $14, bought it for $15, and sold it for $18. How much
profit did you make?
-10 -15 = -25
+14 +18 = 32
32 25 = 7 or
10 -+4- 14 - -5- 15 -+8- 18
+4 5 + 8 =
-1 +8 = 7
Colorado Christian University
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
MAT-110A, Math Concepts Course Syllabus (3 semester credits)
Academic Catalog Description
This course gives students an awareness of the role mathematics plays in today
When you are at work, a sports game, in the
kitchen, or taking a walk, you will see many
elements in the surrounding world, but how
many times do you notice mathematics?
Geometry offers one technique for accessing