Mathematics: Myths & Realities
Overview of mathematical concepts that are essential tools in navigating life as an informed and contributing citizen; logical reasoning, uses and abuses of percentages, interpreting statistical studies and graphs, the basics of probability, descriptive statistics, and exponential growth. Applications of these topics include population statistics, opinion polling, voting and apportionment, statistics in disease diagnoses and health care, lotteries and games of chance, and financial mathematics.
- Fall 2007 syllabus
- Text & Assigned Exercises
- Quizzes (And news on upcoming quizzes)
- Class List
Assignments, calendar, quizzes, grades are on Blackboard.