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**B MATH 121 Algebraic and Quantitative Reasoning (5) QSR**

Explores how numbers can be used to inform decisions about everyday life. Investigates numerical concepts, graphical displays, proportional relationships, equations, functions, and linear, exponential and other mathematical models. Develops conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of key mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts.

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**B MATH 122 Introduction to Elementary Functions (5)**

Covers college algebra with an emphasis on polynomial, rational, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: either a minimum grade of 2.5 in B MATH 121, a score of 147-150 on the MPT-GSA assessment test, a score of 51-74 on the CMP-A assessment test, or a score of 28-34 on the CMP-CA assessment test.

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**B MATH 123 FUNCTIONS, MODELS, AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING (5) NW, QSR**

Explores the concept of a mathematical function and its applications. Explores real world examples and problems to enable students to create mathematical models that help them understand the world in which they live. Each idea will be represented symbolically, numerically, graphically, and verbally. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.5 in B MATH 122, a score of 145-153 on the MPT-AS assessment test, a score of 151 or higher on the MPT-GS assessment test, a score of 75-100 on the CMP-A assessment test, a score of 35-100 on the CMP-CA assessment test, or a score of 26-50 on the CMP-TR assessment test.

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**B MATH 127 LEARNING STRATEGIES IN MATHEMATICS (2)**

Explores applications of formulas, computational skills, and interpreting certain quantities. Reviews study techniques to enhance course comprehension, and the pros and cons of the use of calculators in a math class. Credit/no-credit only. Co-requisite: either B MATH 122 or B MATH 123. Credit/no-credit only.

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**B MATH 144 Calculus for the Life and Social Sciences (5) NW, QSR**

Introduction to differential and integral calculus using real world applications drawn from life and social sciences, and business. Conceptual and algebraic definitions of continuity, limits, with an emphasis on polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Statement and applications of the fundamental theorem of calculus. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.5 in either B MATH 123 or B CUSP 123, a score of 154-163 on the MPT-AS assessment test, a score of 51-100 on the CMP-TR assessment test, or a minimum score of 2 on either the AB or BC calculus test.

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**B MATH 215 Statistics for Health Sciences (5) QSR**

Provides an overview of basic concepts of statistics used in health sciences with opportunities to learn through experience with health-related data. Offered: jointly with BHS 215.

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