Math in Our World
This course covers a potpourri of topics in mathematics including, but not limited to the following: criminal investigation, art of persuasion, pharmaceuticals, stock market, home buying and improvement, probability and counting techniques, statistics, encryption, government spending, and retail sales. “Math in our World includes a plethora of applications and real-world problems for students to hone their skills and give their brains a work out. The critical thinking skills they practice in using this text will serve them well in any future courses whether there is math involved or not. But more important, it will help them to become problem solvers and thinkers beyond the halls of academia.” (Sobecki, Pg V)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra II or any higher level mathematics course.