# MAT 110 Finite Mathematics (3 credits)

## Course Description

A study of selected topics from set theory, matrices, systems of linear equations and inequalities, linear programming, counting and probability, statistics and mathematics of finance. *Prerequisite: A good understanding of algebra.*

## Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

• Recognize the basic concepts and terminology of finite mathematics

• Correctly and independently solve problems that are similar to the textbook exercises

• Effectively use a graphing calculator to solve problems

• Complete specific tasks in Microsoft Excel involving linear regression, amortization, and solve

• Appreciate and interpret some of the ways finite mathematics connects to the real world from a Christian perspective

• Enjoy his/her experience with mathematics

## Textbooks

In addition to the textbook, this course will require:

1) A MathXL Access Code (can be purchased with the textbook, or separately online from www.mathxl.com)

2) A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator

3) Occasional access to Microsoft Excel

## Learning Documentation

This course consists of:

32 section homeworks to be completed through MathXL (5 points each)

8 chapter quizzes (two per module) to be completed through MathXL (20 points each)

4 module exams (100 points each)

4 module projects/papers to be submitted in BlackBoard (20 points each)

1 cumulative final exam (200 points)

## Learning Evaluation

There are 1000 total points in the course.

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