Jan 27, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022

AMATH 175 - Financial Math

5 Credits
This course applies mathematics to personal finance. Concepts include linear and piecewise linear functions; quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic relationships; graphing; distributions; measures for center; and spread of distributions. Financial concepts include income, taxes, discounts, simple and compound interest, buying on credit, depreciation, expenses, budgeting, annuities, stocks and bonds, and planning for retirement.

Course Outcomes
  1. Analyze problems and persist in solving them.
  2. Communicate mathematical solutions by using a variety of mathematical concepts and representations.
  3. Explain your mathematical reasoning.
  4. Listen to or read the point of view of others, ask questions to improve understanding and provide feedback.
  5. Model with mathematics.
  6. Use appropriate tools and mathematical strategies.
  7. Analyze and interpret graphs, charts and data.
  8. Use clear definitions in discussions with others, specify symbols, labels and units of measure.
  9. Calculate accurately and efficiently.
  10. Look for and make sense of mathematical patterns and structures.
  11. Look for patterns and/or repeated calculations to apply math formulas and strategies.
  12. Evaluate the reasonableness of results.