Math for the Liberal Arts
Course Description: Develops mathematical and problemsolving skills. Appropriate technological skills are included. Content is selected to highlight connections between mathematics and the society in which we live. Topics include set theory and logic, mathematical modeling, probability and statistical methods, and consumer mathematics. Additional content will include one topic in geometry, numeration systems, decision theory, or management science.
Course Syllabus by Day. (PDF)
 Computer Lab 1  Excel Basics
 Computer Lab 2  The Mars Problem (view a general solution)
 Computer Lab 3  Die, Dice, Dart Lab
 Computer Lab 4  COS Trucking Lab
Sec 14.5 Linear Correlation Problem  Baby Weights
Typical Past Exams and Assignments

Unit 1 Exam (Set Theory/Logic)
 In Class Exam
 Take Home Exam
 Unit 2 Exam (Mathematical Modeling)
 In Class Exam
 Take Home Exam
 Unit 3 Exam (Probability)
 In Class Exam
 Take Home Exam
 Unit 4 Exam (Statistics)
 In Class Exam
 Unit 5 (Ch 8  Comsumer Math)
 Unit 6 (Numerical Systems)
Funeral Cost Data (excel file *.xlsx)
Funeral Cost Problem Statement (PDF)
Previous Computer Labs
 Computer Lab 1  Basic Excel
 Computer Lab 2
 Computer Lab 3  Die, Dice, Dart Simulation Lab
 Computer Lab 4  COS Trucking Lab