Mathematics

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MCC Campus(s): Blue River, Longview, Maple Woods, Penn Valley
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BR-Donald Miller, 604.6662
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Mathematics Courses

MATH 100 - Mathematics for Business - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 20 or MATH 20L or appropriate placement test score. Application of arithmetic and mathematical processes to the solution of practical problems in general business, retailing, accounting, consumer credit, and personal finance.

MATH 102 - Technical and Business Math - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 20 or MATH 20L or appropriate placement test score. Applications of unit conversions, ratios, percents, algebra, geometry to basic electricity, mixture rations, pressure, hydraulics, compression, comparing specifications. Applications of percents in consumer credit and personal finance.

MATH 103 - Technical Mathematics I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 40 or MATH 40L or appropriate placement test score. Algebraic expressions, linear equations and systems of linear equations, functions, exponents, graphical analysis, Quadratic equations, factoring common factors and difference of squares, unit conversions, percents, tolerances, clearance, and inference, mean, median, mode.

MATH 103R - Technical Mathematics I with Review - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 40 or MATH 40L or appropriate placement test score. A review of basic math operations including decimals, fractions, percents, and order of operations. Algebraic expressions, linear equations and systems of linear equations, functions, exponents, graphical analysis, quadratic equations, factoring common factors and difference of squares, unit conversions, percents, and tolerances, clearance, interference, mean, median and mode.

MATH 104 - Technical Mathematics II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 103. Applied geometry including complex, multi-step problems, complex numbers, solutions of right and oblique triangles, ratio and proportion, radian measure, exponential and logarithmic functions (graphical approach) and practical applications.

MATH 105 - Algebra and Trigonometry for Land Surveyors - 4.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 40 or MATH 40L or appropriate placement test score. Review of order of operations, scientific notation, rounding and significant digits. Review of basic area and volume formulas with applications to more general shapes. Quadratic and linear functions including piecewise definitions. Distance formula, midpoint formula, equations of circles. Map reading, contours and elevation. Classification of angles and triangles. Right triangle trigonometry. Conversions between radians and degrees/minutes/seconds and decimal degrees. Law of sines, law of cosines, arc length, vectors, and bearing. For all topics there will be an emphasis on applications appropriate to the study of land surveying.

MATH 110 - Intermediate Algebra - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 40 or MATH 40L or appropriate placement test score. Functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, application problems, inequalities, absolute value equations. Rational exponents, radicals, quadratic functions and equations, ratios and proportions.

MATH 110R - Intermediate Algebra with Review - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 40 or MATH 40L or appropriate placement test score. A combination of the topics in MATH 40 or 40, and MATH 110. The study of operations with polynomials, operations with rational expressions, properties of exponents, solution of linear equations and inequalities with applications, solution of absolute value equations and inequalities, solution of quadratic equations with applications, solution of linear systems of equations with applications, rational exponents and radicals, introduction to functions and graphs, and graphing linear equations in two variables.

MATH 115 - Statistics - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test score. Descriptive statistics, ungrouped and grouped data, elementary probability, discrete and continuous statistical inference, significance and distribution measures, regression and correlation analysis.

MATH 119 - College Mathematics - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test score. A course designed for students seeking a liberal arts education. The objective of this course is to provide students with a mathematical experience that will include topics from algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics. This course has a strong emphasis on applications.

MATH 120 - College Algebra - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test score. A study of various types of equations and inequalities, functions and their inverses, theory of higher degree equations, systems of equations, determinants, logarithms and exponentials, and applications.

MATH 120R - College Algebra with Review - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test score. A combination of topics in Intermediate Algebra and College Algebra. A study of various types of equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, inverse functions, systems of equations, determinants, logarithms and exponential applications.

MATH 130 - Trigonometry - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or higher or appropriate placement test score. Plane geometry is strongly recommended. Angle based trigonometric functions and their inverses, multiple angle formulas, identities, conditional equations, radian

MATH 135 - Number Systems for Elementary Teachers - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 119 or higher. Designed for elementary school teachers. A constructive development of the real number system beginning with the system of whole numbers; concepts from elementary number theory; applications of quantitative systems to problems in discrete mathematics.

MATH 136 - Geometry, Probability, and Statistics for Elementary Teachers - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 119 or higher. Designed for elementary school teachers. A development from informal geometric concepts to elements of the Euclidean deductive system; groups of congruence transformations, similarity transformations and symmetries; coordinate systems and vectors.

MATH 141 - Discrete Structures for Computer Science I - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or 150. Mathematical logic, sets, relations, functions, mathematical induction, Boolean algebra, algebraic structures. The theory introduced will be applied to appropriate areas of computer science.

MATH 150 - PreCalculus - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 110 or appropriate placement test score. A study of various types of algebraic equations and inequalities, functions and their inverses, theory of higher degree polynomial equations, systems of equations, determinants, logarithms, exponentials and applications. A study of trigonometric functions and their inverses, formulas and identities, conditional equations, radian measure, arc length, angular velocity, function graphing and solution of triangles.

MATH 175 - Calculus for Business and Social Science - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 120 or higher or appropriate placement test score. Quadratic, polynomial, rational exponential, and logarithmic functions used in differential and integral calculus application in business, economic and social science.

MATH 180 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 130 or 150. A study of plane analytic geometry, limits, continuity, the derivative for functions of a single variable, differentials, indefinite and definite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and applications of the derivative and integral.

MATH 190 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 180. A study of the calculus of elementary transcendental functions; integration by parts, by trigonometric substitution, by partial fraction and by miscellaneous substitutions; improper integrals; L' Hospital's Rule; conic sections; the transformation of axes, infinite series, parametric and polar equations and their derivatives; and graphs, area, and arc length in polar coordinates.

MATH 196A - Special Topics I - 1.00 credits

Mathematical topics of special interest.

MATH 196B - Special Topics I - 2.00 credits

Mathematical topics of special interest.

MATH 196C - Special Topics I - 3.00 credits

Mathematical topics of special interest.

MATH 20 - Basic Mathematical Operations - 3.00 credits

Review of all basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportions, and percentages. Elementary geometry (perimeter, area and volume).

MATH 20L - Basic Mathematics/Lab - 3.00 credits

Review of basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportion, and percentages. Elementary geometry (perimeter, area and volume)

MATH 210 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus III - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 190. A study of analytic geometry in three dimensions, functions of more than one variable and their calculus, directional and partial derivatives, vector functions and their calculus, two- and three-dimensional applications, multiple integrals, and line integrals.

MATH 230 - Differential Equations - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 190. Solution and application of ordinary differential equations including the nth order non-homogeneous linear cases. Laplace transform, and power series methods.

MATH 241 - Discrete Structures for Computer Science II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: CSIS 223 & MATH 141. Lattice structures and graph theory, algorithms and complexity, recurrence relations, introduction to computability theory, and abstract machines. The theory introduced will be applied to appropriate areas of computer science.

MATH 31 - Pre-College Mathematics I - 3.00 credits

Review of all basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportions, percentages and real numbers. Elementary geometry (perimeter, area and volume). Review of all operations in real numbers. Solutions of linear equations and inequalities in one variable, using and manipulating formulas. Properties of exponential numbers, definition and basic operations with polynomials and solutions of polynomial equations by factoring. Basic operations and simplification of rational expressions. Graphing linear equations in two variables.

MATH 32 - Pre-College Mathematics II - 3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 31 & COLL 100. Continuation of Math 31 topics including a review of all basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportions, percentages and real numbers. Elementary geometry (perimeter, area and volume). Review of all operations in real numbers. Solutions of linear equations and inequalities in one variable, using and manipulating formulas. Properties of exponential numbers, definition and basic operations with polynomials and solutions of polynomial equations by factoring. Basic operations and simplification of rational expressions. Graphing linear equations in two variables. Self-paced based on initial diagnostic assessment.

MATH 40 - Introductory Algebra - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 20 or MATH 20L or appropriate placement test score. Review of all operations and properties of real numbers with special attention to work with signed numbers. Solutions of linear equations and inequalities in one variable, using and manipulation formulas. Properties of exponential numbers, definition and basic operations with polynomials and solution of polynomial equations by factoring. Basic operations and simplification of rational expressions. Graphing linear equations in two variables.

MATH 40L - Introductory Co-Laboratory Algebra - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 20 or MATH 20L or appropriate placement test score. Review of operations and properties of the Real Number System. Operations on polynomials, exponents, and rational expressions. Solving and graphing linear equations. Applications are emphasized throughout the course.

MATH 91 - Elements of Algebra - 3.00 credits

Review of all basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportions and percentages. Elementary geometry (Perimeter, area and volume). Review of all operations and properties of real numbers with special attention given to work with signed numbers. Solutions of linear equations and inequalities in one variable, using and manipulation formulas. Properties of exponential numbers, definition and basic operations with polynomials and solution of polynomial equations by factoring. Basic operations and simplification of rational expressions. Graphing linear equations in two variables. Functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, application problems, inequalities, absolute value equations. Rational exponents, radicals, quadratic functions and equations, ratios and proportions.

MATH 92 - Elements of Algebra - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: Math 91. Review of all basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportions, and percentages. Elementary geometry (Perimeter, area and volume). Review of all operations and properties of real numbers with special attention given to work with signed numbers. Solutions of linear equations and inequalities in one variable, using and manipulation formulas. Properties of exponential numbers, definition and basic operations with polynomials and solution of polynomial equations by factoring. Basic operations and simplification of rational expressions. Graphing linear equations in two variables. Functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, application problems, inequalities, absolute value equations. Rational exponents, radicals, quadratic functions and equations, ratios and proportions.

MATH 93 - Elements of Algebra - 3.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 92. Review of all basic mathematical operations. Fractions, decimals, proportions, and percentages. Elementary geometry (Perimeter, area and volume). Review of all operations and properties of real numbers with special attention given to work with signed numbers. Solutions of linear equations and inequalities in one variable, using and manipulation formulas. Properties of exponential numbers, definition and basic operations with polynomials and solution of polynomial equations by factoring. Basic operations and simplification of rational expressions. Graphing linear equations in two variables. Functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, application problems, inequalities, absolute value equations. Rational exponents, radicals, quadratic functions and equations, ratios and proportions.

 

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