MTH 131S : Elements of College Mathematics w/ Support
Topics for this course include linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions, break-even analysis, matrix algebra, simplex method of linear programming, the mathematics of finance, and the related developmental math to support these topics, covered in a just-in-time as needed basis. Co-requisite: MTH 060. Three lecture and three support hours per week. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning. 3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer
- Solve application problems for linear equations, specifically Supply and Demand and Break Even Analysis.
- Solve systems of Linear Equations using matrices.
- Determine the solution of a linear programming problem using both graphical method and the simplex method.
- Demonstrate knowledge of financial mathematics that includes determining which formula to use, using the formula correctly, and understanding the answer.