NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MATH 1000 - Problem Solving


This course focuses on methods, processes and strategies used to solve mathematical problems in a wide variety of contexts. It demonstrates the uses and structure of mathematics while developing diverse ways to approach both mathematical and non-mathematical problems.  There will be an emphasis placed on George Polya’s four step procedure for problem-solving.  Specific topics to be covered are number sequences and patterns, geometry and unit measurements, consumer math, counting principles, and probability.  Other optional areas that math be covered could include algebraic modeling, numeration systems, set theory, or descriptive statistics.

Prerequisites:
MATH 0900 Pre-Algebra with a grade of “C” or Math placement level 3

General Education Requirement: Basic Math

Credits: 3

Contact Hours: 3 lecture hrs/week



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