- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 150
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Credit: Yes
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Course SummaryMath 107: Quantitative Literacy has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. This collection of simple lessons, quizzes and exams helps you boost your quantitative literacy skills and get a head start on your degree program.
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The course objective of Math 107 is to understand and apply fundamental mathematical and statistical concepts. You will learn how basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics and probability can be used in real-world applications.
Your grade for this course will be calculated out of 300 points. The minimum score required to pass and earn real college credit for this course is 210 points, or an overall course grade of 70%. The table below shows the assignments you must complete and how they'll be incorporated into the overall grade.
|Proctored Final Exam||200|
Quizzes are meant to test your comprehension of each lesson as you progress through the course. Here's a breakdown of how you will be graded on quizzes and how they'll factor into your final score:
- You will have 3 attempts to take each quiz for a score.
- The highest score of your first 3 attempts will be recorded as your score for each quiz.
- When you've completed the course, the highest scores from your first 3 attempts at each quiz will be averaged together and weighed against the total possible points for quizzes. For instance, if your average quiz score is 85%, you'll receive 85 out of 100 possible points for quizzes.
- After your initial 3 attempts, you can take a quiz for practice as many times as you'd like.
- You will need to pass each quiz with a score of at least 80% to earn course progress for the lesson. However, it is not necessary to earn 80% within the first three quiz attempts.
Proctored Final Exam
The proctored final exam is a cumulative test designed to ensure that you've mastered the material in the course.
- You'll earn points equivalent to the percentage grade you receive on your proctored final. (So if you earn 90% on the final, that's 180 points toward your final grade.)
- If you're unsatisfied with your score on the exam, you'll be eligible to retake the exam after a 3-day waiting period.
- You can only retake the exam twice, so be sure to use your study guide and fully prepare yourself before you take the exam again.
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Analyze types of numbers, percentages, fractions, decimals, graphs, and charts
- Evaluate slope types, inequalities, and various function types (basic, compound, inverse, etc.) and solve them
- Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical transformations, translations, dilations, rotations, and reflections
- Compare different units of measurement and convert them from one system to another
- Discover and compare trigonometry fundamentals
- Examine and critique statistics, populations, samplings, and the applications for each
- Develop knowledge of calculating and identifying probability with dependent and complex events and in permutations
- Evaluate and compute mathematical methods used to determine election results
- Analyze probability distributions, including area under the normal curve using Z-scores
- Calculate values regarding financial management, such as compound interest, sinking funds, and ROIs
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Math 107 consists of short video lessons that are organized into topical chapters. Each video is approximately 5-10 minutes in length and comes with a quick quiz to help you measure your learning. The course is completely self-paced. Watch lessons on your schedule whenever and wherever you want.
At the end of each chapter, you can complete a chapter test to see if you're ready to move on or have some material to review. Once you've completed the entire course, take the practice test and use the study tools in the course to prepare for the proctored final exam. You may take the proctored final exam whenever you are ready.
How Credit Recommendations Work
This course has been evaluated and recommended by both ACE and NCCRS for 3 semester hours in the lower division baccalaureate degree category. To apply for transfer credit, follow these steps:
- If you already have a school in mind, check with the registrar to see if the school will grant credit for courses recommended by either ACE or NCCRS.
- Complete Math 107 by watching video lessons and taking short quizzes.
- Take the Math 107 final exam directly on the Study.com site.
- Request a transcript to be sent to the accredited school of your choice!
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