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FAQ to Succeed in MAT101Q - QUANTITATIVE LITERACY II



What will I learn in MAT101Q?

What materials will I need for MAT101Q?

What websites can I use to prepare me for MAT101Q?

What if I have more questions?

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What will I learn in MAT101Q?

In this course, mathematical and statistical reasoning are explored through topics in everyday life. Students will integrate quantitative literacy with mathematical concepts such as percents, probability, mathematical modeling, and statistical thinking. Concepts are investigated with hands-on activities using medical, environmental, and financial examples. Near the end of the course, students will complete a comprehensive, departmental final exam. This is the second 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 MAT161 – Elementary Statistics.

This course meets the SUNY General Education course requirements for the Mathematics Knowledge and Skill area.

Prerequisite: MAT100Q - Quantitative Literacy I or MAT100 - Introductory Algebra, equivalent or placement.


What materials will I need for MAT101Q?

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. If you purchased access for MyQuantway for MAT100Q, you do not need to purchase access again. 
ISBN for Digital Access Code:  #9781926902623

2) A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing 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 MAT101Q?
 
The Math Department at CCC recommends that you review the following prerequisite topics to be successful in MAT101Q:

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 MAT101Q course objectives visit: MAT101Q Course Information Sheet