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MATH 138 - Elements of Geometry

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A study of various topics in geometry which include: constructions, proofs, transformations, three dimensional and fractal geometry. This course is designed to emphasize discovery and visualization for students in the Liberal Arts curriculum.
Section: 10231
4
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MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions & Coordinate Geometry)

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A detailed analysis of topics essential to mastery of a follow-up course in calculus. Assisted by applications utilizing a graphical/scientific calculator, topics include: functions and inverse relations; trigonometric functions and identities; the study of polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions; and selected topics in analytic geometry. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10110
4
credits

MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions & Coordinate Geometry)

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A detailed analysis of topics essential to mastery of a follow-up course in calculus. Assisted by applications utilizing a graphical/scientific calculator, topics include: functions and inverse relations; trigonometric functions and identities; the study of polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions; and selected topics in analytic geometry. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10245
3
credits

MATH 116 - The Development of Mathematical Thought

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A chronological survey of mathematics presented in historical perspective as a major cultural force in the rise of civilization. Emphasis is on problem studies with classical solutions, student projects, classroom demonstrations, and selected historical readings. The course is designed primarily for non- technical students. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10113
3
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MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A course in quantitative literacy designed for students in Liberal Arts, Social Science, and Humanities. Emphasis will be on the practical aspects of mathematics. Topics include: non-traditional problem solving techniques, personal finance utilizing a graphing calculator organizing and analyzing data, the Normal Curve, methods of counting, applications of elementary probability, and mathematical research on the Internet. Written projects are required in one or more of the following areas: analysis of a stock market portfolio, a statistical case study, and historical topics related to mathematics. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10118
4
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MATH 180 - Calculus for Business

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
Topics include differentiation and integration of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions from a non-theoretical point of view. Business and economic applications are emphasized and include: break-even points; cost-benefit models; supply and demand curves; marginal cost and profit functions; growth and decay models; optimization techniques; average cost; elementary differential equations; and Lagrange multipliers. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10478
4
credits

MATH 120 - Nature of Mathematics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
The purpose of this course is to improve problem- solving skills and extend students’ understanding of the nature of mathematics beyond algebra. The topics include: problem solving, number theory, secret codes, the golden rectangle, symmetry, the concept of infinity, topology, chaos, fractals, the uses and abuses of statistics, uncertainty and decision making. This course is appropriate for liberal arts students entering fields of study that are not mathematically-oriented.
Section: 12852
4
credits

MATH 181 - Calculus 1

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
Concept of Limit; understanding and applying the definition of a derivative; analyzing curves of functions; related rates; optimization applications; Rolle's Theorem; Mean Value Theorem; differentiation of algebraic; trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential and other transcendental functions; antiderivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions; integration using u-substitutions. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10126
4
credits

MATH 191 - Calculus 2

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
Riemann Sums, the definite integral and the definition of area; Fundamental Theorems of Calculus and the area under a curve; integration of logarithmic, exponential and other transcendental functions; theory and application of the definite integral; techniques of integration; L'Hopital's Rule; improper integration; infinite series, including power series and Taylor's formula. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until after first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 10131
4
credits

MATH 230 - Calculus 3

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
Vectors and vector functions in two and three dimensions; partial differentiation; analytic geometry and calculus of functions of several variables; Lagrange multipliers; multiple integration with application; vector analysis; line integrals; Green's and Stokes' Theorems; divergence. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 12864