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This course is designed to promote mathematical literacy among liberal arts students and to prepare students for GSR 104. The approach in this course helps students increase their knowledge of mathematics, sharpen their problem-solving skills, and raise their overall confidence in their ability to learn and communicate mathematics. Technology is integrated throughout to help students interpret real-life data algebraically, numerically, symbolically, and graphically. Topics include calculator skills, number sense, basic algebraic manipulation, solving linear equations, graphing of linear equations, and their applications. Access to mathematics instructional software is provided to support and enhance student learning. A graphing calculator is required.

Program: Mathematics

Credit: 4

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