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Mathematics
MATH 111
Applications  Utility of Math
Course Description
This course is intended for students who do not wish to pursue the study of mathematics by following the standard sequence of courses, but who need to develop some competency in mathematics for an Associate of Arts degree. This course includes the practical application of mathematics. Topics covered in the course include geometry, managing money, interest, installment buying, credit cards, loans, probability, statistics and graphing.
Prerequisites
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
 MATH 47 or equivalent with grade of 2.0 or better.
Course Competencies
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
 Solve problems involving simple or compound interest.
 Solve consumer problems involving installment buying, credit cards or mortgages.
 Use annuity formulas in problems involving retirement planning or college savings.
 Use combinations or permutations to count the number of ways an event could occur.
 Solve problems using basic principles of probability.
 Use frequency distributions or histograms to display data sets.
 Analyze a data set using measures of central tendency and variation.
 Draw conclusions about a normal distribution.
 Solve systems of linear equations graphically or algebraically.
 Solve optimization problems using linear programming.
 Calculate perimeter, area and volume of geometric shapes and solids.
 Solve problems involving similar triangles, the Pythagorean Theorem or right triangle trigonometric ratios.
 Graph linear equations in two variables using a table of values, x and yintercepts or slope/yintercept.
 Write linear equations and inequalities in two variables to represent a practical application.
Course Schedule
 111  112717  Applications Utility Math  Online  4  McCoy M  $30.00  8/31/0  Open  
 111  112711  Applications Utility Math  Online  4  McCoy M  $30.00  0/31/1  Closed  
 111  113010  Applications Utility Math   4  Nicklaus R   6/31/0  Open  T R  08:00AM09:54AM  BTC165 

 111  113018  Applications Utility Math   4  Stetson B   0/31/0  Closed  M W  09:00AM10:54AM  BTC170 

 111  113059  Applications Utility Math   4  Smith D   0/31/3  Closed  M W  06:00PM07:54PM  BTC160 

 111  113115  Applications Utility Math   4  Nicklaus R   0/31/0  Closed  
 111  113120  Applications Utility Math   4  Smith D   0/31/1  Closed  T R  04:00PM05:54PM  BTC350 

 111  216221  Applications Utility Math   4  Shalan S   8/30/0  Open  