### Credit Hours: 3

Modern topics in mathematical problem solving. Topics of choice include numeration systems; logic and sets with their application to critical thinking; voting and various methods of counting votes; probability and statistics with uses in making decisions under conditions of uncertainty; financial mathematics (including simple and compound interest, present and future value annuities, and amortization); applications of algebraic equations and functions and functions; basic geometry; right triangle trigonometry; and graph theory. The major goal of this course is to promote understanding of real life applications in mathematics.