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update
Fall
2019
Welcome
to Math 105
Math
in Modern Society
Brief Description: This course shows how mathematics,
including some of the mathematics learned in high school and some mathematics
which is different from what was learned in high school, can be applied to
practical situations. Topics covered
are chosen on the basis of applicability, accessibility to students with a
limited mathematical background, and use of relative new mathematical
techniques. The topics include money
management, statistics, elections, networks and traveling salesman problems. Among the applications covered one might
see how the site of the Olympic Games is chosen, how the voting is done to
select a movie to win an Academy Award, how the lending process is done when
purchasing a house, and how statistical data can be collected and used to
mislead the public. The course is
designed for students majoring in disciplines that require little or no
additional mathematics or mathematics related classes. 
Information for students. Click here Registration
(Wanting to add this class?) Options on purchasing
a book. Students need to have a least a scientific
calculator. A graphing calculator is
also acceptable. 
Instructor in the
Fall 2019 


Majors that accept Math 105 for their
mathematics course requirement upon graduation.
Math 105 satisfies the foundation
math requirement for all majors in Fine Arts, the College of Education, the
College of Humanities, General Studies, Global Studies, and the following
majors in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Anthropology
(BA) Creative Writing (BA) English (BA) Environmental Studies (BA)
Latin American Studies eSociety Gender and Womens
Studies Geography (BA) History Judaic Studies Journalism Linguistics
Philosophy Mexican American Studies Middle Eastern & North African
Studies Philosophy, Politics, Economics, & Law
Math
105 is a prerequisite to UA Math 302a, but no other math courses.
Students
who need to take SBS 200, PSY 230, or any other math course like Math 109C,
112, 111, etc. should NOT take Math 105.
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