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## MATH 106 Explorations in Elementary Mathematics I

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the instructor. *Early childhood and elementary/special education majors explore the complexities of the mathematics taught in elementary and middle schools. Focus is on developing a deep understanding of number, addition, subtraction, and multiplication.

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Fall Semester## MATH 107 Explorations in Elementary Mathematics II

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the instructor*. Early childhood and elementary/special education majors explore the complexities of the mathematics taught in elementary and middle schools. Focus is on developing a deep understanding of geometry and measurement.

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Spring Semester## MATH 108 Explorations in Elementary Mathematics III

*Prerequisite: MATH 106. *Early childhood and elementary/special education majors explore the complexities of the mathematics taught in elementary and middle schools. Focus is on developing a deep understanding of division, ratios, proportional relationships, algebraic expressions and equations, and basic number theory.

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Spring Semester## MATH 111 Mathematics Everywhere

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the department.* These courses promote students' understanding and appreciation of mathematics and develop quantitative and problem solving skills. Each course uses the computer to aid in exploration and computation. Various topics are offered each semester.

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Computation/Quantitative Literacy### Offered

Both Semesters## MATH 111A The Mathematics of Daily Life

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the department*. This course addresses a wide range of applications of basic mathematical ideas to modern life. Topics include: mathematical tools that businesses use to schedule and plan efficiently; number codes such as UPC, ZIP codes, and ISBN codes that help organize our lives; and surprising paradoxes and complexities of elections.

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Computation/Quantitative Literacy### Offered

Either Semester## MATH 111B The Mathematics of Democracy

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the department.* A mathematical study of two basic questions about democracy, "How do we vote?" and "How do we allocate power?", revealing surprising paradoxes and complications. The course explores why we vote the way we do, what problems arise in voting, and what alternatives are being tried.

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Computation/Quantitative Literacy### Offered

Either Semester## MATH 111G The Mathematics of Games and Sports

*Prerequisites: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the department. * How often is a perfect game pitched? Why split 8s in blackjack? How is a tournament scheduled for seven teams? Should you bet on a color or a number in roulette? Students will explore all of these questions and more using probability, linear models, graph theory, and more. This class also uses computational tools to solve problems and analyze data.

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Computation/Quantitative Literacy### Offered

Either Semester## MATH 112 Applied Statistics

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have received credit for ECMG 212, MATH 112W, MATH 213, PSY 211 or SOC 261.* Statistics with emphasis on applications. Topics covered include statistical measures, normal distribution, sampling theory, statistical inference, hypothesis testing and quality control, correlation, regression and analysis of variance. Students will use statistical software packages on the computer to explore topics in more depth.

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Computation/Quantitative Literacy### Offered

Summer and/or Both Semesters## MATH 112W Workshop Statistics

*Prerequisite: MATH 098 or Level IB placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory or permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have received credit for ECMG 212, MATH 112, MATH 213, PSY 211 or SOC 261.* An active-learning approach to introductory statistics. Emphasis is on collaboration, discovery, and use of technology. Topics covered are the same as those in MATH 112: statistical measures, distributions, sampling, inference, confidence intervals, correlation, regression, ANOVA. Students will use a statistical software package.

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Computation/Quantitative Literacy### Offered

Spring Semester## MATH 120 Pre-Calculus Mathematics

*Prerequisite: MATH 099 or Level II placement on the Basic Math Skills Inventory. Credit by exam. Not open to students who have received credit for MATH 201 or its equivalent.* Functions and graphs: polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions; analytic geometry. Emphasis is on problem-solving, mathematical modeling and the use of technology. Designed primarily as preparation for calculus.

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Both Semesters## MATH 120L Pre-Calculus Workshop

*Prerequisite: Level 1.7 mathematics placement score; concurrent enrollment in MATH 120*. Students in this class will work on algebra skills necessary to be successful in MATH 120. Each week's workshop will parallel the content of MATH 120 for that week. *Grading is on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.*