2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT* K146 - Math for the Liberal Arts °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisite: MAT* K137  or MAT* K137S  with a “C” grade or better or appropriate placement∞ through multiple-measures assessment process and eligible for either ENG* K101S  or ENG* K101 .
This is a survey course designed to acquaint the liberal arts student with a broad spectrum of mathematical ideas not emphasized in traditional algebra courses. As a terminal mathematics course, it conveys the nature and diversity of mathematics, its methods, applications, and roles in society. Topics are selected from problem solving and critical thinking skills, graph theory, voting and apportionment, introduction to probability, linear programming, patterns and symmetry, linear and exponential applications; others may include fractal geometry, financial management, fair division schemes, game theory, or codes.



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