MAT 161.5 - Mathematics Literacy and Quantitative Reasoning

This course aims to teach students how to interpret quantitative information, analyze quantitative data, and make inferences in contexts involving mathematical concepts. Topics include proportional reasoning, interpreting percentages, units and measurement, thinking critically, numbers in the real world, financial management, statistical reasoning, probability, and linear and exponential modeling. This course satisfies the mathematics requirement for the CUNY Pathways. This course cannot be used as a pre-requisite for MAT 56 and is not suited for Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) majors or any major that requires MAT 56.

Course Credit: 3

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