Math in the Liberal Arts

Math in the Liberal Arts

Students analyze the uses of math in everyday life and are guided to think critically.

Subject Matter Expert:  Robin Rufatto

CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS

Lesson 1:  Sampling
Identifying Population – Biased & Non-Biased Sampling – Random Samples

Lesson 2: Descriptive Statistics
Types of Graphs – Mean – Median – Standard Deviation – Quartiles

Lesson 3:  Normal Distributions
Standard Deviation – Analyzing Graphs – 68-95-99.7 Rule

Lesson 4:  Probability
Empirical & Theoretical Probabilities – Odds – Expected Values

Lesson 5:  Confidence Interval
Normal Distribution – Margin of Error – Calculating Changes
in Standard Deviation

Lesson 6:  Finance
Interest Formulas – Simple Interest – Compound Interest – Future Value of an Annuity – Present Value of an Annuity

Lesson 7:  Graph Theory
Euler Circuit – Hamiltonian Circuit – Spanning Tree

Lesson 8:  Voting
Preference Schedules – Plurality – Borda Count – Sequential Pairwise Elimination – Approval Voting

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