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Quantitative Reasoning - MATH 1001

Description

This course emphasizes quantitative reasoning skills needed for informed citizens to understand the world around them. Topics include logic, basic probability, data analysis and modeling from data.


MATH 1001 - Summer 2024

Course Instructor
MATH 1001 1AGAmy Winskie
awinskie@georgiasouthern.edu
MATH 1001 1BGKyle Carter
kylec@westga.edu
3

Credit Hours


Prerequisites

  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform operation on sets
  • Construct and analyze logical arguments.
  • Calculate the probability of an event occurring
  • Perform data analysis (identify basic descriptive statistics, identify correlation, causality, and inferences, interpret graphical displays, identify types of samples)
  • Design mathematical models from data
  • Unit 1: Critical Thinking and Set Theory
  • Unit 2: Logic
  • Unit 3: Rates, Percents, Proportions & Dimensional Analysis
  • Unit 4: The Basics of Probability
  • Unit 5: Collecting and Visualizing Data
  • Unit 6: Analyzing and Interpreting Data
  • Unit 7: Mathematical Modeling
  • Unit 8: Financial Mathematics
  • Attendance Verification - 1%
  • Mindset Learning Activities - 4%
  • Mindset Learning Discussions - 5%
  • Pre-assessment - 5%
  • Homework - 30%
  • Online Exams/Tests - 20%
  • Midterm Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 20%

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