This course contains material intended to prepare students for further studies in life, managerial and social sciences including continuation to applied Calculus, or statistics. Students cover the basics of functions and how they can be used to model relevant concepts used in the managerial, life and social sciences. Students will learn how to solve systems of equations and how they can be used to optimize revenue, or yields. This course also introduces probability and its use in calculating expected outcomes of events. There is more than enough material in this course to cover a semester-long finite math course. Students entering this course should have a firm grasp of algebra, including solving a wide range of equations, and a general understanding of the Cartesian Coordinate system. Additionally, students will do well if they have worked with inequalities and have been introduced to general concepts of probability.
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