NWCCD 2008-09 Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
NWCCD 2008-09 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 Assessment Exam Level II within the last year, completion of DVST 0920 - Introductory Algebra with a grade of C or better, or ACT score in math of 23 or higher within the last 2 years.

Credits: 3

Lecture/Lab Hours
3 lect hrs/week

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