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MATH 1030 - QUANTITATIVE REASONING (QL)

MATH 1035 - QUANTITATIVE REASONING WITH INTEGRATED ALGEBRA (QL)

Credits: 3
MATH 1030: This course is for students majoring in programs not related to math and science. Math 1030 covers a broad scope of mathematical topics as they apply to your life. Topics include reasoning and number sense, using percents and estimation, math for financial matters such as loans and investments, probability and statistics, and modeling. MATH 1030 may be the last Math class you take in college.

Pre-requisite: Math 0990 (0980) with a C or better or placement through the SLCC placement process.

Credits: 4
MATH 1035: This course is for students majoring in programs not related to math and science. Math 1035 covers a broad scope of mathematical topics as they apply to real-world problems including reasoning and number sense, financial matters, probability and statistics, and modeling. MATH 1035 contains most of the topics from MATH 1030 but also contains additional topics and materials in arithmetic and algebra to strengthen students’ abilities and promote their success in this course. MATH 1035 may be the last Math class you take in college. 

Pre-requisite: There is no required pre-requisite for this course, but it is assumed the equivalent of Math 0920 concepts are known.  This includes but is not limited to a basic understanding of using fractions, percents, decimals, and minimal algebra.

HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS:

  • 2 hours of homework outside of class, for every hour you spend in class.
  • You are expected to work homework assignments from each section that we cover by the next class.
  • You are encouraged to work more exercises than those assigned as regular practice is essential in learning mathematics.
  • You will be asked to complete at least one project in class.


Please note: Many students find that much more time is required in order to perform as well as they desire on exams.

EXAM EXPECTATIONS:

  • Four, hour long exams and one final exam.
  • All examinations are closed book.
  • Full credit will be awarded on test problems only if your work can be readily followed and solutions are precise and correctly notated.
  • No exam grade will be dropped.
  • Calculators will be restricted on some problems.


FINAL EXAM:

  • All students must take the final exam.
  • The final will be comprehensive, emphasizing topics listed under the course objectives.
  • You will be asked to complete approximately 25 problems in two hours.
  • You must recieve higher than a 60% on the final in order to earn a grade higher than a D.

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