Catalogue 2017 - 2018

MATH 115 Contemporary Mathematics


3 cr.

Course Description

This course is a survey of some contemporary applications of mathematics as well as quantitative literacy. Topics, which may vary each year, will be chosen from critical thinking, problem solving, logic, uncertainty, the Consumer Price Index, compounding, savings plans, investments, loans, credit cards and mortgages, income taxes, the Federal Budget, proportion and the golden ratio, voting, apportionment, and scheduling problems in the business world.


in the fall semester.