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−  == Catalog Information ==
 
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−  === Title ===
 
−  Quantitative Reasoning.
 
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−  === (Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours) ===
 
−  (3:3:0)
 
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−  === Offered ===
 
−  F, W, Sp, Su
 
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−  === Description ===
 
−  Practicing and applying quantitative reasoning: personal finance, consumer statistics, etc.
 
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−  === Note ===
 
−  For students who do not need developmental algebra for subsequent courses.
 
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−  === Prerequisites ===
 
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−  There are no prerequisites for this course.
 
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−  === Minimal learning outcomes ===
 
−  1. Students should be able to solve problems using dimensional analysis.
 
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−  2. Students should be able to identify abuses of percentages in real life applications.
 
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−  3.Students should be able to calculate interest, payments, and earnings on mortgages, lines of credit, annuities, and other interest bearing investments and debts.
 
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−  4. Students should be able to analyze statistical studies and judge their validity.
 
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−  5. Students should be able to calculate probabilities associated with normally distributed data, and identify data that is likely to be normally distributed.
 
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−  6. Students should be able to calculate probabilities of simple events and properly combine probabilities of independent events.
 
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−  === Textbooks ===
 
−  Possible textbooks for this course include (but are not limited to):
 
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−  * Bennett and Brigs: Using and Understanding Mathematics
 
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−  === Additional topics ===
 
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−  === Courses for which this course is prerequisite ===
 
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−  [[Category:Courses102]]
 