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MATH 1301 - Contemporary Mathematics

Greetings Contemporary Math students! Here you will find a variety of information concerning your course. Feel free to bookmark this page as a future resource.

Course Description

This course covers material in a traditional algebra course together with real-world applications of mathematics. It develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Topics include the mathematics of dimensional analysis, mathematical logic, population growth, optimization, voting theory, number theory, graph theory, relations, functions, probability, statistics, and finance. The use of mathematical software and calculators is required. See course syllabus for details. Credit may be received for only one of MATH 1301, MATH 1302, or MATH 1315.

Test and Final Exam Schedules

Please visit the test schedule page to view your course's respective test schedule and the Math LRC final exam schedule.

Approved Calculators for Use

The list of approved calculators for use on exams is as follows:
  • Scientific Calculators
    • Canon
      • F-604
      • F-710
    • Casio
      • FX-82M-S
      • FX-85M-S
      • FX-260SLR
    • Sharp
      • EL-501X
      • EL-531X
    • Texas Instruments
      • TI-30X IIB
      • TI-30X IIS
      • TI-30Xa
      • TI-30XS
While the policy does not prohibit you from using an alternate calculator on homework and quizzes, the Math LRC highly recommends using on a regular basis the same calculator you will be utilizing on exams so as to increase your familiarity with its function.