Math
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MTH 15 Conquering Math Anxiety |
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1.00 |
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How to manage anxiety and stress about mathematics. Personal development gives instruction in methods for dealing with excessive math anxiety. Relaxation techniques are demonstrated. Includes study skills information concerning the best ways to study and to change the perception of math anxiety. |
MTH 20 Basic Math (Arithmetic) |
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4.00 |
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Covers fractions, decimals, percents, integers, and measurements necessary to write, manipulate, interpret, and solve application and formula problems. Introduces concepts of basic statistics.. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Prerequisite: (ABE 0782 or placement into MTH 20) and (placement into RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 25C Fractions |
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1.00 |
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Covers the use of fractions to write, manipulate, interpret and solve applications and formulas. Introduces concepts numerically, graphically, symbolically, and in oral and written form. Scientific calculator required. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Prerequisites: (ABE 0782 or placement into MTH 20) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 26C Decimals |
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1.00 |
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Covers the use of decimals to write, manipulate, interpret and solve applications and formulas. Introduces concepts numerically, graphically, symbolically, and in oral and written form. Scientific calculator required. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Prerequisites: (ABE 0782 or placement into MTH 20) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 30 Business Mathematics |
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4.00 |
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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 |
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4.00 |
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Introduces pattern recognition, estimation and number sense, working with units, linear equations and inequalities. Explores how to clearly communicate arguments supported by quantitative evidence using words, tables, graphs, and mathematical equations. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator required. Prerequisites: Completion of Oregon High School Algebra I or equivalent (or higher) with a C or better within the last three years or MTH 20, WR 80 and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Corequisite: CG 58. Audit available. |
MTH 60 Introductory Algebra - First Term |
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4.00 |
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Introduction to algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables. Applications, graphs, functions, formulas, and proper mathematical notation are emphasized throughout the course. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 20 and RD 80 (or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 61 Introductory Algebra - Part I |
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3.00 |
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Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear equations and inequalities in one variable. Emphasizes applications, formulas, and proper mathematical notation. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Completion of MTH 61 and MTH 62 is equivalent to MTH 60. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Prerequisite: MTH 20 AND (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 62 Introductory Algebra - Part II |
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3.00 |
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Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear equations in two variables. Emphasizes functions, formulas, and proper mathematical notation. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. The completion of MTH 61 and MTH 62 is equivalent to MTH 60. The completion of MTH 62 and MTH 63 is equivalent to MTH 65. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Prerequisite: (MTH 60 or MTH 61) AND (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 63 Introductory Algebra - Part III |
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3.00 |
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Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on functions, polynomials, and quadratic equations. Emphasizes applications, graphs, functions, formulas, and proper mathematical notation. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Completion of MTH 62 and MTH 63 is equivalent to MTH 65. The PCC math department recommends that students take MTH courses in consecutive terms. Prerequisite: (MTH 62) AND (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 65 Introductory Algebra - Second Term |
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4.00 |
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Introduces algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on functions, linear systems, polynomials, and quadratic equations. Applications, graphs, functions, formulas, and proper mathematical notation are emphasized throughout the course. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Prerequisites: (MTH 60 or MTH 62) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250) Audit available. |
MTH 70 Review of Introductory Algebra |
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4.00 |
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Review of algebraic concepts and processes with a focus on linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables, functions, linear systems, properties of exponents, polynomials, and quadratic equations. Applications, graphs, functions, formulas, and proper mathematical notation are emphasized throughout the course. A scientific calculator is required. The TI-30X II is recommended. Prerequisites: (MTH 63 or MTH 65) and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 75 Introduction to Formal Geometry |
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4.00 |
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Topics include: inductive and deductive reasoning, geometric constructions, line and angle properties, triangle properties, polygon properties, circles, transformations, area, volume, Pythagorean Theorem, similarity, and geometric proofs. Results communicated in oral and written form. Prerequisite: MTH 60. Audit available. |
MTH 76 Introduction to GeoGebra |
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1.00 |
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Introduces use of the free math software GeoGebra. Explores the power of the graphing and computer algebra systems for use by a student and/or instructor. Access to a computer or tablet with Java and internet access is required. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. |
MTH 84 Introduction to LaTeX |
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1.00 |
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Explores the power of LaTeX for use at school, home, or the workplace for mathematical documents and other applications. Prerequisite: WR 115, RD 115,and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. |
MTH 93 Intro to the TI-89 or Casio ClassPad |
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1.00 |
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Introduces basic use of graphing calculators. Explores the power of graphing calculators' computer algebra systems. The TI-89 (or TI-92 or Voyage 200) or Casio ClassPad 330 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MTH 60 or equivalent placement. Audit available. |
MTH 95 Intermediate Algebra |
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4.00 |
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Explores functions graphically and symbolically with an emphasis on function notation. Investigate functions, equations, and graphs involving quadratic, rational, radical, and absolute value expressions. Technology is integrated throughout. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 63, MTH 65 or MTH 70 and placement into WR 115. Audit available. |
MTH 98 Math Literacy II |
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4.00 |
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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 words, tables, graphs, and mathematical equations, as appropriate. TI-83 or TI-84 calculator required. Prerequisites: MTH 58, WR 80, and (RD 80 or ESOL 250). Audit available. |
MTH 105 Explorations in Mathematics |
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4.00 |
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Students engage in the discovery and exploration of selected non-traditional topics in mathematics. Possible topics include mathematics of social choice, geometry, statistics, probability, and discrete mathematics. Technology will be used where appropriate. Students communicate results in oral and written form. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 95 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. |
MTH 111 College Algebra |
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5.00 |
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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-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisite: MTH 95, RD 115, and WR 115, or equivalent placement. Audit available. |
MTH 111H College Algebra: Honors |
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5.00 |
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An honors version of College Algebra. 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-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisite: MTH 95, RD 115, and WR 115, or equivalent placement. |
MTH 112 Elementary Functions |
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5.00 |
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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 330 recommended. Prerequisite: (MTH 111 or MTH 111B or MTH 111C), RD 115, and WR 115, or equivalent placement. Audit available. |
MTH 211 Foundations of Elementary Math I |
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4.00 |
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Examines the conceptual basis of K-8 mathematics. Provides opportunities to experience using manipulatives to model problem solving, numeration systems, operations, patterns and change, and number theory. Emphasizes quantitative, proportional, and algebraic reasoning. Includes content and mathematical practices based on the Common Core State Standards. Prerequisite: MTH 95 or higher, and WR 115 and RD 115 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. |
MTH 212 Foundations of Elementary Math II |
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4.00 |
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Examines the conceptual basis of K-8 mathematics. Provides opportunities to experience using manipulatives to model operations with rational numbers including fractions, decimals, percents, and integers. Explores the set of irrational numbers, the set of real numbers, proportional reasoning,and simple probability and statistics. Includes content and mathematical practices based on the Common Core State Standards. Prerequisite: MTH 211 and its prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |
MTH 213 Foundations of Elementary Math III |
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4.00 |
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Examines the conceptual basis of K-8 mathematics. Provides opportunities to experience using manipulatives to model problem solving, explore patterns and relationships among geometric figures and develop spatial reasoning. Explores informal geometry, transformational geometry, and measurement systems. Includes content and mathematical practices based on the Common Core State Standards. Prerequisite: MTH 211. Audit available. |
MTH 241 Calculus for Management, Life and Social Science |
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4.00 |
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Includes limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals. Investigates applications from science, business, and social science perspectives. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisite: (MTH 111 or MTH 111B or MTH 111C) and their prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |
MTH 243 Statistics I |
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5.00 |
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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. Prerequisite: MTH 95 and placement into WR 121. MTH 111 is recommended. Audit available. |
MTH 244 Statistics II |
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4.00 |
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Includes confidence interval estimation; 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. Prerequisites: MTH 243 and its prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |
MTH 251 Calculus I |
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4.00 |
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Includes limits, continuity, derivatives and applications of derivatives. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 112 or CMET 131; and their prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |
MTH 252 Calculus II |
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5.00 |
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Includes antiderivatives, the definite integral, topics of integration, improper integrals, and applications of differentiation and integration. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 251. Audit available. |
MTH 253 Calculus III |
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5.00 |
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Includes infinite sequences and series (emphasis on Taylor series), an introduction to differential equations, and vectors in three space. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 252 and its prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |
MTH 254 Vector Calculus I |
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5.00 |
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Includes multivariate and vector-valued functions from a graphical, numerical, and symbolic perspective. Applies integration and differentiation of both types of functions to solve real world problems. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 253 and its prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |
MTH 256 Differential Equations |
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5.00 |
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Includes a variety of differential equations and their solutions, with emphasis on applied problems in engineering and physics. Differential equations software will be used. Students communicate results in oral and written form. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 253 and its prerequisite requirements. Audit Available. |
MTH 261 Applied Linear Algebra I |
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5.00 |
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Surveys linear algebra with some applications. Includes linear systems, vectors, and vector spaces, including eigenspaces. Graphing calculator required. TI-89 Titanium or Casio Classpad 330 recommended. Prerequisites: MTH 253 and its prerequisite requirements. Audit available. |