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Applied Intermediate Algebra

Prerequisite: Advanced Algebra

Grades: 12

Duration: Semester

Course Description:  This course places a strong emphasis on application of algebra and especially on current uses of function models (linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical, logarithmic and exponential). The relationship among data, graphs and functions is thoroughly explored. Translating statements and questions from English into mathematics, answering those questions using algebraic procedures and then stating the results again in English will also be discussed in depth. Only symbolic manipulations that have immediate applications will be studied.

Instructional Methods/Assessments:  Instructional methods include lectures, discussions, cooperative learning and individual investigation.  Assessments include daily work, homework, tests, quizzes and final exam.

Recommended Background for Success:  This course is open to all students who have taken Advanced Algebra and who are motivated learners. Students should be able to solve multi-step equations including quadratics and systems of equations. Students should have an understanding and use of number operations and order of operations with integers as well as fractions, percents, ratios and proportions. Students should have a solid understanding of graphing all types of functions. Students should be familiar with graphing calculators.

MCTC C-Now App Int Alg Syllabus (2017-18)

 

Introductory Statistics

Prerequisite: MCTC C-Now Applied Intermediate Algebra

Grades: 12

Duration: Semester

Course Description:  Students receive college credit through MCTC for this semester course. This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics, with an emphasis on applications. Course content includes: sample surveys and experiment designs; graphic presentation of data; measures of central tendency, variation and position; exploratory data analysis; introductory probability; random variables and probability distributions; binomial and normal distributions; the Central Limit Theorem; estimation; hypothesis testing; comparisons of two populations; correlation and  regression; applications of chi-square; and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The course assumes that the student is familiar with basic computer applications software. Statistical software and/or statistical graphing calculators are introduced and used extensively.

Instructional Methods/Assessments:  Instructional methods include lectures, discussions, cooperative learning and individual investigation.  Assessments include daily work, homework, tests, quizzes and final exam.

Recommended Background for Success:  This course is open to all students who have taken Advanced Algebra and who are motivated learners. Students must have taken CIS MCTC Applied Intermediate Algebra in the first semester.

MCTC C-Now Intro Stats Syllabus (2017-18)