# Mathematics Program

## Mathematics Classes

### MTH 20 : Basic Math (Arithmetic)

**Credits: **
4

Covers fractions, decimals, percents, integers, and measurements to write, manipulate, interpret, and solve application and formula problems. Explores some measures of central tendency. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. ThePCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms.

#### Prerequisites

(ABE 0782 or placement into MTH 20) and (placement into RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available

### MTH 30 : Business Mathematics

**Credits: **
4

Applies arithmetic to a variety of problems found in the business field, including simple and compound interest, annuities, payroll preparation, pricing, invoice preparation, trade discounts, taxes, and depreciation. Scientific calculator required.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 20 and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available.

### MTH 58 : Math Literacy I

**Credits: **
4

Introduces pattern recognition, estimation and number sense, working with units, spreadsheets, linear equations and inequalities. Explores how to clearly communicate arguments supported by quantitative evidence using words, tables, graphs, and mathematical equations. Supports collaborative learning through class group interaction. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator required.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 20, (WR 80 or ESOL 252) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available.

### MTH 60 : Introductory Algebra -First Term

**Credits: **
4

Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables. Emphasizes applications, graphs, formulas, and proper mathematical notation throughout the course. A scientific calculator may be required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Recommended that MTH 20 be taken within the past 4 terms. The PCC math department recommends that students takeMTH courses in consecutive terms.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 20 and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available

### MTH 65 : Introductory Algebra -Second Term

**Credits: **
4

Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear systems, polynomials, quadratic equations, and functions. Emphasizes applications, graphs, formulas, and proper mathematical notation throughout the course. A scientific calculator may be required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Recommended that MTH 60 or MTH 62 be taken within the past 4 terms. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms.

#### Prerequisites

(MTH 60 or MTH 62) and (RD 80or ESOL 250). Audit available.

### MTH 95 : Intermediate Algebra

**Credits: **
4

Explores functions graphically, symbolically, verbally, and numerically with an emphasis on function notation. Investigates functions, equations, and graphs involving quadratic, rational, radical, and absolute value expressions. Integrates technology throughout. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio ClassPad recommended. Recommended that MTH 63 or MTH 65 or MTH 70 be taken within the past 4 terms. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 63, MTH 65 or MTH 70 and placement into WR 115. Audit available.

### MTH 98 : Math Literacy II

**Credits: **
4

Introduces normal distribution and regression/curve fitting. Covers modeling, graphing and solving of linear and quadratic equations. Introduces problem solving with linear systems of equations. Explores how to clearly communicate sophisticated arguments supported by quantitative evidence using spreadsheets, words, tables, graphs, and mathematical equations, as appropriate. Supports collaborative learning through class group interaction. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator required.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 58, (WR 80 or ESOL 252) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available.

### MTH 105 : Math in Society

**Credits: **
4

Explores concepts and applications of logic rules, basic probability and statistics as well as personal finance models. Investigates problem solving techniques (algebraic and nonalgebraic) as well as some nontraditional mathematics topics such as social choice or discrete mathematics. Integrates technology where appropriate. The PCC Mathematics Department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms.

#### Prerequisites

(MTH 95 or MTH 98) and placement into WR 121. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT.

### MTH 111 : College Algebra

**Credits: **
5

Explores relations and functions graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally. Examines exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, and rational functions. Investigates applications from a variety of perspectives. Graphing calculator required. TI-89Titanium or Casio ClassPad recommended. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Recommended: MTH 95taken within the past 4 terms.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 95, (RD 115and WR 115) or IRW 115or equivalent placement. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS.

### MTH 112 : Elementary Functions

**Credits: **
5

Investigates trigonometric functions, equations and identities. Examines right and oblique triangles, vectors, polar coordinates, parametric equations, and complex numbers. Explores topics graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio ClassPad recommended. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Recommended: MTH 111 or MTH 111B or MTH 111C taken within the past 4 terms.

#### Prerequisites

(MTH 111 or MTH 111B or MTH 111C), (RD 115 and WR 115) or IRW 115or equivalent placement. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS

### MTH 211 : Foundations of Elementary Math I

**Credits: **
4

Examines the conceptual basis of K-8 mathematics using collaborative learning through in-class group interaction. Provides opportunities to experience using manipulatives to model problem solving, numeration systems, operations, patterns and change, and number theory. Emphasizes quantitative and algebraic reasoning. Includes content and mathematical practices based on the Common Core State Standards.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 95 or MTH 98 or higher, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 or equivalent placement.

Audit available.

### MTH 243 : Statistics I

**Credits: **
5

Introduces displaying data with graphs, numerical descriptions of data, producing data, elementary probability, probability distributions, confidence intervals and significance testing. Investigates applications from science, business, and social science perspectives. Graphing calculator with advanced statistical programs and/or computer software required; see instructor.

**Audit available.**

This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/ASOT-B, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS.

#### Prerequisites

### MTH 244 : Statistics II

**Credits: **
4

Includes confidence intervalestimation; tests of significance including z-tests, t-tests, ANOVA, and chi-square; and inference for linear regression. Investigates applications from science, business, and social science perspectives. Graphing calculator with advanced statistical programs and/or computer software required; see instructor.

**Audit available. **

This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS.

#### Prerequisites

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### MTH 251 : Calculus I

**Credits: **
4

Includes limits, continuity, derivatives and some applications ofderivatives. Required: Graphing calculator. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 112 or CMET 131. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS

### MTH 252 : Calculus II

**Credits: **
4

Includes antiderivatives, the definite integral, topics of integration, improper integrals, and applications of differentiation and integration. Required: Graphing calculator. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 251. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS

### MTH 253 : Calculus III

**Credits: **
5

Includes infinite sequences and series (including Taylor series), vectors, and geometry of space. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended.

#### Prerequisites

MTH 252. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Science, Math, Computer Science/AAS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AGS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AS, Science, Math, Computer Science/AAOT.