   # Quantitative Reasoning

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This course teaches students the practical application of calculations in everyday life, such as decision-making, saving money, estimating, understanding media reports, etc. This course is designed to make math approachable for all learners and not only those planning to be mathematicians or engineers. This course helps students gain confidence in their mathematical abilities while supplying them with the essentials to navigate math in their daily life.

• Self Paced
• Mathematics
• Content by zyBooks
Online Course
Quantitative Reasoning   +\$99.00
Tutoring (included)
Proctoring
Proctoring   +\$0.00
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Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Solve problems based on various operations on numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents
• Apply the unit conversion rules to solve the problems based on unit conversions
• Solve problems based on perimeter, area, and volume of various shapes
• Apply estimation techniques in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions
• Solve equations with an unknown value
• Construct and solve equations involving x
• Solve problems based on rate and comparison involving x
• Apply mathematics to everyday problems based on personal finances, health, utilities, and investments
• Interpret tables and graphs for linear functions and piecewise linear functions
• Sketch the graph using slope and intercept
• Utilize various formulas in the spreadsheet
• Construct bar charts and pie charts in spreadsheet
• Interpret true-false statements, and if-then statements
• Solve problems based on logical operators AND/OR/NOT, sets, and Venn diagrams
• Interpret the statements using logical deduction and logical induction
• Solve problems involving averages, median, spread, and margins of error
• Compare between averages of two subpopulations
• Solve problems using counting methods
• Apply addition and multiplication rules of probabilities
• Solve expected value problems
• Identify domain, and range of functions
• Show behavior of graphs
• Solve problems based on rates of change
• Apply composition, transformation, and inverse operations to the functions
• Sketch the graphs of linear functions
• Apply linear models to data
• Sketch the graphs of exponential, and logarithmic functions
• Solve problems based on exponential and logarithmic equations
• Apply exponential models to data
• Solve ranked choice voting problems
• Interpret winners based on different types of voting
• Apply apportionment paradoxes to election results
• Predict presidents in electoral college problems

There are no prerequisites for this course.

This course does not require a text.

StraighterLine provides a percentage score and letter grade for each course. A passing percentage is 70% or higher.

If you have chosen a Partner College to award credit for this course, your final grade will be based upon that college's grading scale. Only passing scores will be considered by Partner Colleges for an award of credit. There are a total of 1000 points in the course:

 Topic Assessment Points Available 1 Chapter 1 40 2 Chapter 2 40 3 Chapter 3 40 4 Chapter 4 40 5 Chapter 5 40 6 Chapter 6 40 7 Chapter 7 40 7 Midterm Exam 140 8 Chapter 8 40 9 Chapter 9 40 10 Chapter 10 40 11 Chapter 11 40 12 Chapter 12 40 13 Chapter 13 40 14 Chapter 14 40 15 Final Exam 300 Total 1000

Final Proctored Exam

The final exam is developed to assess the knowledge you learned taking this course. All students are required to take an online proctored final exam in order complete the course and be eligible for transfer credit.