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FAQ to Succeed in MAT100Q – QUANTITATIVE LITERACY I


What will I learn in MAT100Q?

What materials will I  need for MAT100Q?

What websites can I use to prepare me for MAT100Q?

What if I have more questions?

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What will I learn in MAT100Q?

This course focuses on quantitative reasoning and engages students in relevant and useful mathematics that they can apply to their daily lives, such as: numeracy, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning and an understanding of functions. Students will develop conceptual and procedural tools that support the use of mathematical concepts in a variety of contexts. Near the end of the course, students will complete a comprehensive, departmental final exam. This is the first of two courses that follow the Quantway curriculum. The Quantway sequence of courses is intended for non-STEM (math, science, computer science and technology) students and non-business transfer students. After successful completion of this course, students can take MAT101Q – Quantitative Literacy II or MAT103 – Finite Mathematics. This course counts as free elective credit only.

Prerequisite: MAT098, equivalent or placement.


What materials will I need for MAT100Q?

Required materials:
1) Online Access Code for MyQuantway- students will be required to purchase an access code that will gain them access to the online homework platform.
ISBN for Digital Access Code:  #9781926902623

2) A scientific calculator (not a cell phone)

3) Three-ring binder

4) Access to an electronic spreadsheet (Excel or Google Sheets)


What websites can I use to prepare for MAT100Q?
 
The Math Department at CCC recommends that you review the following prerequisite topics to be successful in MAT100Q:

1) Fractions: Reducing, adding and subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

2) Translating: Sentences into Algebraic Expressions and Equations, then simplifying and solving them.

3) Solving: Equations containing one variable.

You can do this from home by selecting any of the aforementioned topics on the math-tutorial websites listed below; there you will find mini-lectures, worked problems, practice problems and helpful tips.

Review of these topics will prepare you to be successful in the first four weeks when you are getting situated and accustomed to your new environment.


What if I have more questions?
 
Feel free to contact a member of the Math Department in person, by phone or via email. A list of department member can be found on the CCC website at:

http://www.clinton.edu/MathDepartment/content-staff/gid/85/default.cml


For more details on MAT100Q course objectives visit: MAT100Q Course Information Sheet