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Carol Zander
B CUSP 123
Bothell Campus

Functions, Models, and Quantitative Reasoning

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 CUSP 122, a score of 145-153 on the MPT-AS assessment test, or a score of 151 or higher on the MPT-GS assessment test. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

This course will cover linear functions and change, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions. Please be aware that you must purchase the online version of the text. You have three alternatives:

1. Buy a registration code online at It comes with a complete version of the text online. No paper copy. This is the best deal if you like online reading or wish to print pages yourself.

2. Buy a new book from the bookstore. Make sure it is packaged with a registration code.

3. Buy a used book + Wiley registration code.

Student learning goals

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Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Carol Zander
Date: 09/15/2009