• Program: Math
  • Course: Concepts in Mathematics
  • Course #: MATH2100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course uses the skills necessary to apply the mathematical tools of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability and statistics to solve problems and defend solutions and decisions.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Create truth tables, Euler diagrams, and Venn diagrams
Perform mathematical operations in bases other than ten, including binary arithmetic
Perform operations with radicals
Calculate the sum of arithmetic and geometric sequences
Solve quadratic equations and absolute value inequalities
Solve variation problems
Use domain and range to determine whether a relation is a function
Write the equation of a line using point-slope and slope-intercept form
Graph linear and quadratic equations
Solve exponential and logarithmic equations and applications
Solve systems of linear equations with matrices, graphing, and addition methods
Solve problems involving clock and modular arithmetic
Solve linear programming and linear inequality problems
Compute perimeter, area, volume, and surface area
Determine the number of permutations and/or combinations
Calculate probability, odds, and expected value
Calculate the coefficient of correlation, z-scores, and standard deviation
Create scatter plots, regression lines, frequency distributions, and graphs

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 4
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on math assessment test OR MATH1700
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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