Math 18000: Quantitative Reasoning
Supervisor: Thea Pignataro
Investigation of the basis for elementary operations in concrete situations, diagrams, and symbolic representation. Understanding of, and problem-solving in, the following areas: numerical operations, ratios and percents, linear and exponential growth in situations, formulas, and graphs; rate of change; mensurational geometry; units, dimension, and scaling. Prereq.: placement by the Department. 4 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
The above description is what appears in the college bulletin, however the current course also includes problem solving, sets, operations with sets, numerical systems with different bases, and topics in number theory. Includes writing exercises and collaborative work. This course is for potential education majors only.