MTH105 :  Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics

This course surveys the broad applicability of mathematics as a problem-solving tool and the breadth of phenomena that mathematics can model. A wide range of real world problems is examined using the tools of mathematics. The course focuses on development of mathematical maturity and problem-solving. Course topics are selected from probability, statistics, personal finance, population growth, symmetry, linear programming, fair division and voting theory.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH095, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required; TI-83 Plus or TI-84 is recommended.
Credit Hours: 4
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