BYU-I 108FDMAT Math for the Real World

This is a BYU-I online course; it fulfills the MAT 106 requirement. This class prepares students to understand, analyze, and solve real-life problems that require quantitative reasoning. Topics include the meaning of probabilities, how to read, critique, and apply statistical information found in news reports, public policy debates, consumer reports, and other daily life and professional situations; the use of mathematical models in describing, understanding, and making predictions about real world phenomena; and the mathematics of loans and investments. Topics will be illustrated by examples and applications from current events, daily life, business, and natural phenomena. Mathematical Tools for the Real World is to inspire students to act wisely when faced with quantitative challenges in collegiate coursework, employment, and daily living.


3 credits


MAT 97B with Credit (CR), or appropriate placement score


Fall, Winter, Spring