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# Learning Catalog

## Applied Finite Mathematics – MAT 130 (SNHU)

### Pre-Requisites

Algebra 1, high school sophomore

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### Estimated Completion Time

1 semester, 16-18 weeks

### Overview

This course is designed to prepare students for other courses in the core curriculum and in their majors and to provide a basis for making decisions in life after graduation. Topics include mathematics of finance, probability and counting, and descriptive statistics.

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### Major Topics and Concepts

• Simple Interest
• Compound Interest
• Future Values of Annuities
• Present Values of Annuities
• Loans &amp; Amortization
• Loan Payment &amp; Schedule Using Excel
• Multiplication Rule (probability)
• Probability: Odds
• Unions &amp; Intersections of Events
• Conditional Probability: The Product Rule
• Probability Trees &amp; Bayes’ Formula
• Permutations, Combinations &amp; Probability
• Variable Types (statistics)
• Bar, Circle &amp; Time-Series Graphs
• Frequency Distributions, Histograms, etc.
• Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode
• Finding Measures of Central Tendency Using Excel
• Measures of Variation
• Finding Measures of Variation Using Excel
• Percentiles &amp; Box Whisker Plots
• Finding Quartiles &amp; Percentiles Using Excel
• Scatter Diagrams &amp; Linear Correlation
• Finding Scatter Diagram &amp; Trendline Using Excel