Katherine Ann Cook
B CUSP 123
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 2.0 in B CUSP 122, a score of 145-153 on the MPT-AS assessment test, or a score of 147-165 on the MPT-GS assessment test. Offered: AWSp.
Student learning goals
Represent functions with equations and graphs.
Develop problem solving skills and study techniques.
Interpret mathematical ideas in real-world applications.
Work as a team to apply new concepts to an advanced problem.
General method of instruction
Classes will include short lectures and group and individual work.
Class assignments and grading
Online textbook & Online homework: Functions Modeling Change, Connally, et al. 3rd edition, 2008, Wiley
There will be a group project.
Grades are assigned based on homework, quizzes, in-class assignments, a project, and two exams.