MATH 098

Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 11, 2010 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course prepares students for college-level mathematics. Within a comprehensive conceptual framework, it refreshes students on fundamental arithmetic, and focuses on the numerical, algebraic, geometric and verbal representations of functions and algebraic equations. Important topics of this course include rates of change, linear equations and functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and equations, quadratic equations and functions, and their applications.

Special information

Prerequisite: For information on math placement and assessment visit, www.metrostate.edu/placement-assessment. First day attendance required except by instructor permission.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic arithmetic calculations and algebraic derivations, at the prerequisite level of College Algebra.
  • Understand the concepts of functions and algebraic equations.
  • Demonstrate sufficient understanding of linear, exponential, logarithmic, and quadratic functions, and their applications.
  • Understand the concepts of algebraic equations and functions in the aspects of their numerical, algebraic, geometric and verbal representations.

Summer 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Wojahn, Sa Books Course details
02 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Larson, Ne Books Course details

Fall 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Deressa, Ke Books Course details
02 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Estrada Rivera, Ju Books Course details
03 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Rud, Li Books Course details
04 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Anderson, La Books Course details
05 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Wojahn, Sa Books Course details
06 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details

Spring 2020

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01 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details
02 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details
03 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details
04 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details

Summer 2020

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01 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details
02 Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Staff Books Course details