May 21, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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MATH 1470 - Introduction to Modeling

4 sem. hrs. (3:2)
A course designed to lead the student to an understanding of how mathematics can be used to model real world systems. Modeling topics include: types of models; identifying relevant variables and potential relationships between them; collecting data; evaluating the fit between model and reality; and explaining the model and its implications to others. Includes a laboratory component. Mathematical examples are taken from the areas of population, biology, optimization, and game theory. Counts as the mathematics component of the University Core Curriculum. Prerequisite: MATH 0399 or placement beyond MATH 0399; also non-remedial status in Reading and Writing as determined by placement testing or THEA. Fall, Spring, Summer.



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