2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CMATH 1590 Patterns and Functions

This course focuses on using functions and algebra to model data and on using these models to make predictions, solve problems, and make decisions. Participants in the course will be generating mathematical data, identifying and describing patterns, developing mathematical models, solving problems, and sharpening the algebraic skills necessary to work with mathematical models. Topics covered include rates of change, linear functions, quadratic functions, exponential functions, logarithms, and trigonometric functions.




CMATH 1009, 1010 or 1011 or 3 credits from CMATH from the 2000-level


every semester