Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

MAT 103 - Quantitative Reasoning

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course is designed to develop quantitative reasoning and critical thinking skills. Topics include equations and inequalities, exponential equations, applications involving proportions and conversion of units, logic and computers, probability and statistics, financial mathematics, and additional applications selected to address areas of contemporary interest.

Prerequisite(s): Take MAT 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Linear equations, linear inequalities and exponential equations
  • Ratio, proportion, or percentages in problem calculations
  • Logical reasoning and problem solving
  • Applications in probability
  • Applications in statistics
  • Money management and personal finance

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Scientific calculator

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Solve equations or inequalities using operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.
  2. Calculate probabilities of events using theoretical or empirical methods.
  3. Collect data using appropriate sampling techniques.
  4. Determine the complement, intersection or union of sets using set operations.
  5. Interpret and determine truth values using symbolic logic.

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