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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 034 (GQ) The Mathematics of Money (3) Simple interest, simple discount, compound interest, annuities, investments, retirement plans, taxes, credit cards, and mortgages.

MATH 034 The Mathematics of Money (3)
(GQ)

This course is intended to be one of several offered by the mathematics department with the goal of helping students from non-technical majors partially satisfy their general education quantification. It is designed to provide a sound introduction to the uses of college level mathematics in personal finance applications. Topics include: simple interest, simple discount, compound interest, annuities, investments, retirement plans, taxes, credit cards, and mortgages.


General Education: GQ
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: one unit of algebra orMATH 004

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.