MATH 130 - Mathematics for Science and Technology

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: PLACEMENT EVALUATION SCORE or COMPLETION OF MATH 097 WITH "C" OR BETTER.)

This course provides the underlying mathematical concepts and processes applied in the fields of science and the technologies. Students become proficient in converting measurements using dimensional analysis, using scientific notation, approximating numbers to the appropriate significant digit, solving linear equations, using formulas, solving problems using proportions, logarithms, and exponents, graphing functions, finding perimeters, areas, and volumes of basic geometric figures, and using the Pythagorean Theorem and right triangle trigonometry. A scientific calculator is required for this course. MATH (Sp)