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## Mathematics | MATH AND SCIENCE

At Mid-Plains Community College, you can major in fields such as elementary education, secondary mathematics education, physics, pre-professional programs in engineering, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and others, nursing, business, and other areas as well and take many of the necessary math classes to transfer on to a four-year college or university. Classes such as College Algebra, Modern Elementary School Math (I and II), Calculus I, II, and III, Differential Equations, Elements of Statistics and Applied Calculus are all offered at MPCC.

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### Course Descriptions

**MATH 0090 - Math For Health Occupations **This course is a review of the four fundamental operations on fractions and decimals, Roman numerals, ratio and proportion, percentages and the metric, English, apothecary and household systems of easurement.

**MATH 0100 - Fundamentals of Mathematics **This course is a review of the four fundamental operations on whole numbers, operations on fractions and decimals, solution of practical problems involving percentages, investments, ratio, proportion and introduction to algebra.

**MATH 0900 - Elementary Algebra **Reviewing real number operations, algebraic expressions, exponents, solving linear equations, graphing, operations with polynomials, solving quadratics, solving word problems.

**MATH 1010 - Intermediate Algebra **Properties of real numbers, factoring, exponents and radicals, linear and fractional equations, linear and nonlinear inequalities, quadratic equations, and functions and graphs.

**MATH 1150 - College Algebra **This course is the study of relations, functions and their graphs, equations and inequalities, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities.

**MATH 1200 - Elements of Statistics **Frequency distributions, elementary probability theory, measures of dispersion and central tendency, normal distributions, confidence intervals, hypotheses testing, regression and correlation.

**MATH 1250 - Trigonometry **Designed for students who plan further study at the calculus level. Numerical trigonometry, trigonometric analysis, inverse trigonometric functions, and complex numbers.

**MATH 1350 - Applied Calculus For Managerial & Social Science **Concepts of differential and integral calculus with applications to business, economics and the social sciences.

**MATH 1600 - Analytic Geometry & Calculus I **This course is a study of analytical geometry and single variable calculus. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, applications of derivatives, integrals, and applications of integrals.

**MATH 1900 - Analytic Geometry & Calculus II **A continuation of MATH 1600. Trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential functions, methods of integration, polar coordinates, applications and infinite series.

**MATH 2000 - Modern Elementary School **Required for the elementary education major. Problem solving, systems of numeration, non-decimal bases, basic number theory, operations on whole numbers, integers, rational numbers.

**MATH 2100 - Modern Elementary School **Required for the elementary education major. Modular arithmetic, ratio and proportion, percent, introduction to probability, brief introduction to descriptive statistics, measurement and metric system, measurement of plane and solid geometric figures, geometric constructions and coordinate geometry.

**MATH 2450 - Analytic Geometry & Calculus III **A continuation of MATH 1900. Functions of more than one variable, vector and vector functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and applications.

**MATH 2600 - Differential Equations **Elementary differential equations with applications including methods of solving equations of order one, linear differential equations, linear equations with constant coefficients, undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, inverse operators, solution of systems of differential equations and solution of differential equations by matrix methods and the LaPlace transform.