Introduction to Finite Mathematics

Course Number: 
MATH 111
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
MATH 111 is designed for transfer students majoring in business, and many of the social sciences. In addition to the prerequisite, it is assumed that students have a working knowledge of the material from MATH 098. Topics covered include linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of linear equations and inequalities with solution by simplex methods, and financial math. Applications are drawn from business, economics, and the management and social sciences. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies quantitative skills requirement, science distribution area F requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 098 or appropriate placement score or instructor permission.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Apply linear functions and equations to Business and Economics.
  • Apply quadratic functions and equations to Business and Economics.
  • Apply linear programming to Business.
  • Solve growth and decay problems
  • Solve problems involving loans and annuities.