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# MATH 102 Quantitative Reasoning

5 credits
Quantitative Reasoning covers trigonometry, set theory and logic, and exponential and logarithmic functions. General and commercial applications are emphasized. Problem solving and class exercises focus on team projects.

Prerequisites: MATH 087  or equivalent placement score.

Quarters Offered: All

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Critical Thinking.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

• Use trigonometric functions to solve right triangle problems and applications
• Use inverse trigonometric functions to solve right triangle problems and applications
• Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangle problems
• Use the techniques of sets and Venn diagrams to solve applied problems
• Understand the meaning of connectives in logic
• Represent data in graphic, verbal, symbolic, and tabular forms
• Distinguish between exponential and linear growth
• Solve application problems using exponential and logarithmic techniques
• Demonstrate how mathematical concepts relate to their field of study
• Work within a small group to complete a mathematical project and/or presentation
• Use the mathematical critical thinking skills of problem solving, pattern recognition, substitution, following structural rules, and quantitative modeling to solve problems involving trigonometry, logic, and exponential functions

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50