MATS 1240 A project-based course using Microsoft Excel, emphasizing conceptual understanding and application of elementary mathematics as it is used and communicated in a variety of everyday contexts (no prior experience with Excel is necessary). Mathematical topics include ratios, rates, percentages, units, descriptive statistics, linear and exponential modeling, correlation, logic, and probability; contexts include (but are not limited to) personal fin
Credits: 4
Effective Dates: 01/31/2019 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
MATS 1251 Fundamental principles of inferential statistics are presented in lecture (3 hrs) augmented by computer labs using Excel (2 hrs). Essential topics include sampling methods; descriptive statistics; counting and probability; binary, normal, and other probability distributions; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing; inferences from two samples; correlation and regression. Optional topics include goodness-of-fit and contingency tables; ANOVA; nonparemetrics; and statistical process control. Meets MnTC Goal 4
Credits: 4
Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
MATS 1300 Linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and other functions are carefully analyzed, with particular emphasis on graphical transformations (shifting, reflecting, stretching and compressing). Additional topics include matrices and Gaussian elimination; solving complex equations, including those in quadratic form and those that must be solved graphically; variation problems; particle motion; optimization problems; composition and inverse functions; arithmetic and geometric sequences; properties of logarithms and exponential/logarithmic equations; exponential growth and decay. MnTC Goals: Goal 04 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning Prerequisites: MATS 0600 Intermediate Algebra
Credits: 4
Effective Dates: 06/01/2000 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
MATS 1320 A college-level foundation in trigonometry: unit circle, trigonometric functions and their graphs, equations of waves, laws of sines and cosines, trigonometric identities, inverse trig functions, trigonometric equations, polar coordinates, polar equations, De Moivre?s theorem, and vectors. MnTC Goals: Goal 04 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
Credits: 2
Effective Dates: 08/21/2006 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
MATS 1340 A course combining elements of college algebra, college trigonometry, and statistics, with a particular focus on topics useful to future engineers or engineering techs. Manipulating literal equations; solving equations analytically and by graphing; identifying, analyzing, and specifying linear, quadratic, polynomial, power, reciprocal, exponential, logarithmic, and sine/cosine functions; solving systems of equations analytically and using matrix solvers; setting up and solving systems of equations for practical applications; trigonometric functions; laws of sines and cosines; vector analysis of forces in static equilibrium; basic concepts of probability; bell curve; confidence intervals and uncertainty analysis; correlation and regression.
Credits: 4
Effective Dates: 01/31/2019 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
MATS 1350 A college level course exploring the uses of mathematics in society. Major topics include the design of surveys and clinical trials; counting, probability, and statistics, including the bell curve; voting methods; distribution of power; fair division; apportionment; route planning; project scheduling; patterns of growth; and financial calculations (compound interest). Optional topics include networks, spiral growth, symmetry, and fractals. MnTC Goals: Goal 04 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning Prerequisites: MATS 0600 Intermediate Algebra
Credits: 4
Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
PHIL 1250 Students will learn to identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments in real-world problems using techniques of formal logic. Covered will be inductive and deductive logic, categorical logic, propositional logic, and natural deduction. Prerequisites: Accuplacer score of 78 or higher in Reading Comprehension OR College Reading I, AND Accuplacer score of 51 or higher in Elementary Algebra OR MATS0305 Introduction to Algebra. Meets MnTC Goal 4.
Credits: 3
Effective Dates: 01/13/2014 - 12/31/9999
MNTC Goals: 4
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