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MTH 140 Contemporary Mathematics

This course is designed to meet the general education mathematics requirement. The goal of this survey course is to develop competency in analytical reasoning, problem solving, and multi-step decision making as well as exposing students to some current trends in mathematical thought. The emphasis is on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems involving mathematics. The course covers three or four of the following topics in depth: graph theory, counting techniques and probability, topics in geometry, logic/set theory, linear programming, and game theory. This course is not intended as a prerequisite for any other mathematics course.
NOTE: A specific graphing calculator is required for this course. Contact EMPS division office for details. This course meets the math requirement in the Associate of Arts and Associate of Fine Arts degrees only. May be used as elective credit only in all other degrees.

Prerequisite: MTH 105 (C or better) –OR–MTH 108 (C or better)-OR- [two years of HS Algebra (C or better) –AND– Basic Algebra Readiness] –OR– an appropriate score on the CLC Math Placement Test, Math ACT, or Math SAT.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Summer 2019: Yes

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