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    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 1140 - Excursions in Mathematics


This course satisfies the general education requirement of a college level mathematics course. It is intended for students whose programs of study have no further mathematics requirements. Its purpose is to develop an awareness of the use of mathematics in the world around us. Areas of application may include: compound interest and monetary growth, planning and scheduling, collecting and interpreting data, games and decision making, measurement and geometry, patterns and art.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 1100, or by placement into the course. Placement may be determined by ACT/SAT scores and/or by a Department of Mathematics placement mechanism.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: A graphing calculator is required. This course satisfies General Education Proficiency 3: College-Level Mathematics or Quantitative Reasoning.



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